Shared by Jeannie Festa, co-chair of the Desert Southwest Conference Earth Care Committee, and originally published by the Arizona Faith Network.
Recently, a key Senate committee considered the Grand Canyon Protection Act, a bill that would safeguard approximately 1 million acres surrounding Grand Canyon National Park from future mining. Members and leaders of many Indigenous Tribes and Nations, including from the Havasupai Tribe, have fought for generations to protect the Grand Canyon region from the threats uranium mining poses to significant water resources, their communities’ health, and their cultural identities.
Using the link below, please join many other people of faith in signing a letter encouraging the Senate to pass the GCPA!
The Arizona Faith Network (AFN) is a partner organization of the Desert Southwest Conference. Find out more about AFN at https://www.arizonafaithnetwork.org/. Find out more about the Desert Southwest Conference Earth Care Committee at https://dscumc.org/committee/earth-care.