Sierra Club Green Cinema Featured
The Sierra Club's members and supporters are more than 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. There are over 19,000 Sierra Club members active in the metropolitan Washington area - join their efforts to promote smart energy solutions, save America's wild legacy, and assure safer and healthy communitues for our children.
The American Prospect Featured
The American Prospect is the leading magazine for Progressive ideas. Chosen by UTNE Reader as 2010's best political magazine, The American Prospect is committed to a just society, an enriched democracy and effective liberal politics. The American Prospect provides a forum for productive debate about policy, social, and environmental reform with an audience that includes Progressive leaders in both politics and business.
Green America Featured
Green America is a not for profit membership organization founded in 1982. Our mission is to harness economic powerthe strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplaceto create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
Natural herbal products for your body, spirit and home, with no chemicals or additives. Also certified Reflexology sessions available.
The Aveda Institute is a leading educator in the Cosmetology and Esthiology Field. At the Aveda Institute we specialize in educating students to become future industry leaders. Explosive growth in the salon and spa industry heralds a new age of opportunity for young people who are creative, expressive, eager and caring. Leading to careers as salon stylists, hair colorists, makeup artists, spa professionals and more'Aveda education is a proven foundation for success. The Aveda Institute in Washington, DC is located in the heart of trendy Chinatown in the Verizon Center. The Aveda Institute, in accordance with our mission and beliefs, is continuously striving to live every day in accordance to it. We are a green building, located on major bus system, with access to all Metrorail systems. We believe that businesses can be environmentally responsible and we make every effort to do so.
DC Habitat for Humanity empowers low-income working families to buy affordable, volunteer-built, energy and resource-efficient Habitat homes, revitalizing their neighborhoods and strengthening their futures.
Divine Chocolate is the first farmer-owned Fair Trade chocolate company. For the 45,000 farmers of Kuapa Kokoo, Divine Chocolate provides a guaranteed Fair Trade price and a social premium used to invest in community projects. And as owners they also receive a share in the profits and a say in the company. Now that's a sweet way to do business!
ERI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group of activists, organizers, and lawyers with expertise in human rights, the environment, and corporate and government accountability. ERI has offices in the U.S. and Southeast Asia.We document human rights and environmental abuses in countries where few other organizations can safely operate. We expose and publicize earth rights abuses through campaigns, reports and articles.We organize the human rights and environmental activist communities around earth rights issues. We are at the forefront of the movement to hold corporations accountable for fair human rights, labor, and environmental practices no matter where they do business.We litigate in U.S. courts on behalf of people around the world whose earth rights have been violated by governments and transnational corporations. For earth rights abuses against villagers in Burma, we brought the landmark lawsuit, Doe v. Unocal Corp.We teach people about their earth rights and remedies, especially people living under repressive regimes. We train villagers and refugee women to testify at the United Nations and other international agencies. We run the EarthRights Schools for activists in Southeast Asia and in the Amazon.We advocate for those who have been harmed, and fight for better earth rights protections at every level, from the local to the international.
Founded by the organizers of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network (EDN) promotes environmental citizenship and year round progressive action worldwide.Earth Day Network is a driving force steering environmental awareness around the world. Through Earth Day Network, activists connect, interact, and impact their communities, and create positive change in local, national, and global policies. EDN's international network reaches over 15,000 organizations in 174 countries, while the domestic program keeps over 5,000 groups and over 100,000 educators coordinating millions of community development and environmental protection activities throughout the year. As a result, Earth Day is the only event celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities. More than a half billion people participate in our campaigns every year.
Wholeness for Humanity (WFH) Popular
DC Green Festival on at the DC Convention Center/Hall A.
WFH is at the Community Action Pavilion Booth #312
Wholeness for Humanity (WFH) is a service and educational organization that promotes health, the environment, social justice, and peace through a wide range of educational and fun events, partners, and venues. WFH helps people who seek to make a difference connect with one another and with experts. It incubates innovative collaborations among stakeholders, ideas, programs, and services that contribute both to the individual and to humanity. Some of the paths taken include:
- Raising awareness of the environment by discovering the links that connect health, watersheds, and estuaries
- Conducting fun and educational EcoActive programs to enhance healthy lifestyles and support a sustainable ecosystem
- Building working relationships through community and special interest circles
See previous WFH e-NEWSLETTER "Spring Flowers - May 2013"
See the Current WFH e-NEWSLETTER "Summer 2013 WFH newsletter"
Green Action/Events (go to WFH site for registration links if not supplied below):
(Links below for more info, registration, and volunteer opportunities):
1) September 7: GreenLiving DC Expo (10 AM - 4 PM):
2) September 14th: EDOW Bike Ride Gettysburg Meander Metric Century with the Bishop
3) September 21-22: GreenFestDC 9 AM to 8 PM both days - WFH booth
4) SuperH Handcycle Race, Sunday, September 22, 8 - 11 AM, Tysons Corner Sport & Health
5) October 5th: Sea Gull Century with EDOW Bishops Bike Team
6) October 13th: EDOW DC Monument Bishops Bike Ride
7) November 9th: OSL-DC Day of Healing with Lanny Clark
8) January 11-12, 2014: NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo - Green Pavilion
Washington DC area bicycle advocacy and education organization...
The mission of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association is to create a healthier, more livable region by:-Promoting bicycling for fun, fitness and affordable transportation.-Advocating for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices for a healthier environment-Education children, adults and motorists about safe bicycling
Organic Wine, Beer & Spirits from Around the Globe
Fine organic wine, beer & spirits from around the globe. Biodynamic, vegetarian and vegan wines available. MAKE YOUR PURCHASES COUNT: Calypso Organic Selections donates 1% of its profits from the sale of organic products to community development efforts around the globe through organizations such as The Calvert Foundation Community Investment Program.
Cooking Classes, Nutrition Workshops, and Health Counseling
Have you been wanting to: improve your eating habits, feel confident preparing healthy food, experience an increase in energy, understand your food cravings, feel better in your body or acheive your ideal weight? Inspire Nutrition's job is to help you find which food and lifestyle choices work best for you. When diet changes, everything changes. WE INSPIRE PERSONAL CLIENTS, CORPORATIONS, SCHOOLS AND GYMS.
Youth development through environmental service
The Earth Conservation Corps is a nonprofit organization founded in 1989 as a White House domestic policy initiative. The Earth Conservation Corps provides hands-on education, environmental training, professional experience, and leadership skills for disadvantaged young people between the ages of 17-25 years old. As corps members improve their own lives, they rebuild the environmental, social, and economic health of their communities.
Knowledge to Live By
We provide objective environmental information to help Americans live better every day. We work with professionals in health, education, public lands and media to connect the environment to everyday choices and actions so the public can live well while protecting and enjoying nature.
Cooperatively-owned community-based natural foods grocery stor...
H Street Community Market will be cooperatively owned, community-based retail store and educational resource open to all. We will offer an exciting and diverse array of quality food and health products and services that enrich lives, improve health, and help to grow the local economy.
Regional Indian Vegetarian Cuisine
Vegetarian Cuisine from All over India
network of NGOs working on development and human rights
OneWorld is a network of nonprofits organizations working in sustainable development and human rights - We give a voice to those who are not often heard by the mainstream media and connect organizations and individuals to each other around global issues
Innovative peace-education, global arts & media.
One Common Unity (OCU) is a member supported non-profit organization whose mission is to nurture sustainable, caring communities through innovative peace education, arts and media. Since 2000, OCU has been producing community events/festivals and offering alternatives to violence and outlets of creative expression for youth and families.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a non-profit composed of leaders from every sector of the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. Our more than 10,500 member organizations and our network of 75 regional chapters are united to advance our mission of transforming the building industry to sustainability.