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  • RadioActive 6/28/12

    Producer/Host:Meredith DeFrancesco

    Issue: Environmental and Social Justice

    Program Topic: Transition Towns, Greater Rockland Area; and a mandate is signed for the Maine Wabanaki- State Child Welfare Commission

    Key Discussion Points:

    a) Over 1000 communities globally are establishing “Transition Towns”. This movement recognizes that the supply limits, as well as the health and environmental impacts of burning fossil fuels, needs to be addressed at the local level, strengthening community ties and local interdependence.

    b) On July 1st, the Greater Rockland Area Transition Towns initiative will host and Open Space Event.

    c) On June 29th, the Wabanaki chiefs of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Mic Mac and Maliseet tribes in Maine and the state’s governor will sign the mandate for the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission

    Guests by name and affiliation:

    A) Jesse Watson, Greater Rockland Area Transition Towns

    B) ,Greater Rockland Area Transition Towns

    C) ,Greater Rockland Area Transition Towns

    D) Penobscot Chief , Kirk Francis

    E) Esther Attean Altivator, Passamaquoddy tribal member and member of convening group for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. www.mainetribaltrc.org, info@mainetribaltrc.org

    To listen to May 26, 2011 program on this topic:

    archives.weru.org/radioactive/radioactive-52611

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