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Posted: April 26th, 2013 By BWM

History of the Anti-Vivisection Movement with Josh Harper from Burning Hearts Media on Vimeo.

Watch as Josh Harper gives a history lesson on the global anti-vivisection movement! This event was brought to you by Portland Animal Liberation for World Week for Animals in Labs 2013. Filmed by Burning Hearts Media. Feel free to share.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 By BWM

Hey friends. As you know, I have become insanely busy with video work the past year. Because of this, I started a new project, Burning Hearts Media. For the past year, I have been slowly phasing out Because We Must. The BWM site will stay up as a resource, and I will continue to design and put out merch, but all my efforts from here on out will be going towards creating awesome videos for both clients, and other social justice related groups. Please check out the site! Feel free to LIKE Burning Hearts Media on facebook too!

Posted: April 17th, 2013 By BWM

Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.) is organizing a Bay Area school supply drive for the children of farm workers from April 16 – 30.

Farm workers pick all of our food and are victims of an unjust system that benefits corporations over workers, profit over people, and greed over families. These workers strive to get by on very little income, and parents and grandparents often cannot afford to buy their children the school supplies they need.

While F.E.P. works in other ways to challenge this system, we want to do our best to give farm workers the support they deserve.

Below is a list of the school supplies that are needed:

  • school backpacks (in great demand)
  • notebooks
  • pencils
  • pens
  • erasers (rectangular)
  • rulers
  • binders (pocket portfolio folders)
  • lined paper
  • 3-ring binders
  • pencil pouch for binders
  • markers or crayons
  • highlighters
  • index flash cards
  • pencil sharpener with container to collect pencil shavings

 

Drop off locations:

  • Berkeley
  • Marin County
  • Palo Alto
  • San Francisco
  • San Jose
  • Sonoma County

Please email us at info(at)foodispower.org to get the address of where to drop them off.

We will be giving the supplies to The Center for Farmworker Families to distribute to the children of farm workers in the Salinas and Watsonville areas.

In 2011, we donated clothes and some school supplies.

If possible, please buy non-toxic supplies*.

Thank you for your support of families who work so hard helping to put the food on our tables.

*Please note, although Food Empowerment Project is referring to the work of another organization, we do not necessarily endorse the entire content of their website or mission.

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