Sunday, June 27, 2010

HANDS ACROSS THE SAND: Just Say NO to more Offshore Drilling


This weekend our Alki Beach community came out to join hands in solidarity with 31 other countries -- from Australia to China -- to protest offshore drilling and to show support for our Gulf Coast neighbors.  Here's my new Huffington Post blog about the event:

Oil Spill Activism: A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

And here's Seattle's Raging Grannies. For more:

Oil Spill Activism: A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

Over 168 people formed a human chain at low tide on our beach. It was a wonderful way to get involved, strengthen our neighborhood, and talk about ways we can help -- from joining People for Puget Sound, to cleaning up the nearby Duwamish River, to beach patrol, and political activism. For more photos of this world-wide event see:

Right before the "Hands Across the Sand" event, our own Robin Lindsay of Seal Sitters led a two-hour beach training for new volunteers, 28 of whom showed up to prepare for the imminent spring-September seal pup season. For more:


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