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Sister Giant 2017: On the Intersection of Consciousness and Politics

On February 2-4, 2017, Marianne partnered with Derrick Harkins, Vice President of Union Theological Seminary, to host the 4th Sister Giant conference — live in Washington DC and via livestream — which explored the intersection of spirituality and politics. Marianne was joined by Senator Bernie Sanders and a host of experts speaking on the most critical spiritual and political issues of our day.

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Watch Shakira Abdul-Ali’s recap →

9 Action Items for Your World

#1. Lead on Climate

#2. Stand on the Frontlines

NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice
Indigenous Environmental Network
Honor the Earth

#3. Support Youth Movements
International Indigenous Youth Council
Earth Guardians

#4. Call Your Representatives

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#5. Depolarize the Issues

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

#6. Divest from Fossil Fuels

#7. Resist Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

Climate Disobedience

#8. Know Your Community Rights

#9. Demand Externalities Be Counted

Additional Resources

Syrian Refugees

The Karma Foundation
Syrian American Medical Society


The Voice of the Resistance
Not on my Watch