Arctic Summit Told to Leave it in the Ground

The Indigenous Environmental Network, the Council of Canadians, and the Alaska based REDOIL Network have issued an open letter (link below) calling for an international moratorium on all new exploration for fossil fuel resources in the Arctic region. The letter is directed at the Foreign Ministers of Canada, Norway, Denmark, Russia and the United States who will be present at the Arctic Summit in Chelsea, Québec, March 29, 2010.

GGJ Supports MWC's Fight to Protect the Heart of Liberty City

During our membership assembly the Miami Workers' Center, our host organization, invited us to attend a community action launching the fight to preserve a block of black-owned businesses, also the block where Miami Workers Center has its office.  All 80-something of us came out for the community launch to paint a mural of hearts, dance to great music, eat food home-made by MWC members, and support residents in making their demands clear: save small businesses to save jobs for our community.  For more information go to

GGJ Stands in Solidarity with the World March of Women

Alessandra Ceregatti of the World March of Women, a sister movement to GGJ, joined us from São Paolo Brazil for our 4th membership assembly in Miami.  The World March of Women is launching its Third International Action on March 8, 2010 under the slogan "Women on the March Until We are Free".  GGJ created this statement in solidarity with their action, which mobilizes millions of women across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.