Update: This celebration is cancelled until further notice. Everyone! Please be well and safe!

When: Saturday March 28, 11am – 3 pm
Where: The BARN (Buckingham Agriculture Resource Network) 11851 W James Anderson Hwy, Buckingham 23921
What: Join us for a Spring Party to celebrate the Fourth Circuit Court Victory over the Buckingham Compressor Station air permit. Hurray Union Hill! Hurray Environmental Justice!

This is an opportunity to show gratitude for all the hard work we’ve put in for the past 5 1/2 years with the help of allies and partners across the region. We’ll recap where we’ve been and share what is coming up next. Fun games, activities and music (feel free to bring an instrument if you like).

Yogaville is generously providing the meal. Potluck desserts are welcome. Possible fish fry is in the works. Stay tuned.

Please RSVP Lara Mack at 540-246 9720 or
lcmack4286@gmail.com by March 21.

Thanks to Lara for alll her years of service, community organizing for Appalachian Voices and close collaboration with Friends of Buckingham. We will miss you! Lara will retire soon from App Voices to be closer to home to her newborn.

Friends of Buckingham, Appalachian Voices and allies.

Photo by Cat McCue May 17, 2019, Robert E Lee Bridge, Richmond. From our calendar:

“End Environmental Racism Now: March With Union Hill”

Join members of the Union Hill community and others as we rally with Rev. William Barber, II in Richmond. We’ll march across the Robert E. Lee Bridge along the same route where 51 years ago, almost to the day, civil rights activists marched during Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic Poor People’s Campaign for economic justice. This year, we’ll be marching for environmental justice in Union Hill, a historic black community in Buckingham County targeted for a massive compressor station, and to stop all fracked-gas infrastructure in the state.

Article first published February 29, 2020

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