Sunday, March 8, 2:00 p.m.
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church
Laura Berry, Executive Director of the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility, will describe the evolution of socially responsible investing, share a few stories of how it made a difference, and discuss how you can use your investments and those of your congregation to accelerate change.
Sunday, Mar. 8, 12:30 p.m.
Chapel. UU Congregation of Fairfax
2709 Hunter Mill Road in Oakton, VA 22124
The program will be an intimate description of Fairfax County’s public health infrastructure and budget, current demographic challenges and the science surrounding environmental threats, opening to discussion about the growing roles of religious communities in supporting the community’s public health competencies.
Monday, March 16, 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Upper Senate Park 200 New Jersey Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
The lunchtime event will include prayer from multiple faith traditions and accompanying music as well as an appearance by legislators like Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT).
Sunday, March 15, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Beth Am Synagogue
2501 Eutaw Place, Baltimore
This year’s seder will focus on the Curtis Bay incinerator. Curtis Bay is home to families, schools, and catastrophic levels of pollution, and yet, plans have been approved for the nation’s largest trash incinerator, which will threaten residents with even more exposure to hazardous chemicals such as lead and mercury.
groundswellFriday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax,
2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, Virginia 22124
Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, along with Unity of Fairfax Church, and the Sierra Club presents awarding winning Groundswell Rising followed by a discussion with Mr.Craig Stevens, featured in the film. With the oil and gas industry’s thrust to expand fracking seen as a moral and civil rights issue, this provocative film documents a people’s movement, a groundswell rising.
Registration Deadline March 1
The Spring Lobby Weekend will feature time to explore our moral grounding for working on climate change, a “deep dive” look at current climate justice issues and the need for changes in federal policy. We’ll offer lobbying training, and then Hill meetings with legislators and their staff.
Do you want to fight climate change while gaining valuable advocacy and organizing skills and experience? Do you want to help build the youth climate movement in DC, Maryland, and Virginia? If so, apply for a Spring Semester Organizing Fellowship with Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN)!