350 Loudoun launched several divestment campaigns on February 14, Global Divestment Day. The petition seeks to bring the divestment movement to the VA General Assembly. The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) manages 67 billion dollars and approximately 820 employers participate in the system, including state agencies, public colleges and universities, local public school divisions and political subdivisions that have elected to participate.
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)!
“First Sunday of each month beginning on Sunday, October 5, 12;30 p.m.
Cedar Lane UU Church, Rooms 5/6
9601 Cedar Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814
Years of Living Dangerously” is a nine part series that explores the impact of climate change throughout the world and in the US.
May 31, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Jerusalem African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 8415 Schultz Road, Clinton MD 20735
June 14, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mishkan Torah Synagogue, 10 Ridge Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20770
Learn about polluted runoff, what causes it, and how to fix it
Learn why we are called to care about clean water as an expression of our love for each other, for our Creator, and for those will follow in our footsteps
Learn about the Sacred Grounds program and how your congregation can become certified
Learn what Prince George’s County’s is doing to address polluted runoff, their Alternative Compliance Program, and how to get your congregation involved
Saturday, April 18, 3:00 p.m. – Monday, April 20, 5:00 p.m.
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St., NW
Cost: $150- $500
Hosted by Alliance for a Just Society, US Action, National People’s Action, Campaign for America’s Future
The 2015 National Conference brings together national and local organizations that are building a New Populist Movement. This movement is already rising in cities and states across the country and, for the first time, will share a movement-scale strategy and story about how we are building a bottom-up people’s movement to align our economy with democratic values, bring our democracy back under the control of everyday people, and restore the planet that sustains us.
Sunday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.
Washington Ethical Society
7750 16th St. NW
Seth Bush, Sierra Club Beyond Coal organizer in Baltimore will be speaking about his path to commitment to environmental justice as a Quaker and as an engineer.