Environment

“Act for a Livable Climate” Action of Immediate Witness Passes at 2015 UUA General Assembly by Doris Marlin

As heat records were being set for the month of June in Portland, Oregon, Unitarian Universalists were stepping up to leadership for a Strong and Compassionate Global Climate Agreement in December 2015.  The 10+-person “Act for a Livable Climate” Clipboard Team collected 500+ signatures that led to the overwhelming Action of Immediate Witness adoption by the 2015 General(…)

350 Loudoun Divestment Campaigns

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.

Interfaith Prayer Vigil for the Earth – September 23, Washington, DC

Wednesday, September 23
John Marshall Place Park
near the National Mall
Music will be interspersed throughout, and faith and civic leaders will offer messages of hope, justice and peace as we also witness the firsthand accounts of the effects that carelessness and selfishness can have on our world and our brothers and sisters.