“Those seeking to profit from extracting the dirtiest of fuels are using their money and power to try to lock in a fossil fuel infrastructure, with no regard for cataclysmic climate change. But we don’t have to let them. Starting right here in Asheville, we can derail those plans by moving our money out of the big banks that are financing the pipeline!”
“You have to take time to look at yourself, look at your spirit and where you come from, and let the spirit guide your interests and love.”
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new book by travel writer Gary Sizer, local volunteers’ efforts to help winterize Standing Rock’s camps, and an initiative to distribute care packages among homeless individuals.
For supporters of the Standing Rock movement, there are multiple ways to get involved without leaving Asheville.
“Support our water protectors. Name them for what they are. And then become one.”