Madge Torres

Vice-President Al Gore’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth”, was Madge’s impetus to work with 350.org in Washington DC in 2011. We asked President Obama to stop the Tar Sands Keystone XL pipeline. Persistent efforts, in Los Angeles in 2013, in New York for the People’s Climate March, followed by Harvest the Hope in Nebraska in 2014, and other local actions resulted in President Obama rejecting the Keystone XL.
Madge serves as a Citizens’ Oversight board member. Citizens’ Oversight is a national non-profit organization that works on several projects. Madge is directly involved with two local ones: election integrity and safer nuclear waste storage.

Vision

We are faced with a very profound question: What is the right thing to do? As citizens in a democracy, we are […]

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