Pollution and Our People

Our Environmental and Climate Justice Committee worked alongside Beyond Coal, Healthlinc, and the Social Justice Group to discuss the local impact of the oil and gas facilities. 

We take a stand against systemic oppression perpetuated by the traditional energy  industry which exposes communities to health , economic, and social hazards.

Experiencing environmental and climate issues in your community!! Let us know !!!

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A Hand Up Not A Hand Out  Program 

Energy Insecurities have heightened as a direct impact of COVID 19.  Many low-income communities and communities of color were already impaired by energy insecurities.


COVID 19  inflamed an existing problem, leaving residents with higher utility bills. Indiana residents experiencing energy insecurities may receive help from The Indiana State  NAACP.


The funding is a hand up not a Hand out used to help up to 20 people changed by COVID-19  with up to  $300 for utility.

Qualifying Guidelines Are:

  • Must complete application

  • Must show proof of lost income due to pandemic

  • Must be a resident of Indiana

  • Must be referred by a local NAACP branch


 by La'Tonya Troutman

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