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(…)
I’d like to share with you why the Pope’s encyclical on climate is so important and what we can do in support. I began my interest on climate when the evidence became clear that our warming world was having disastrous consequences for the poor, marginalized, and most vulnerable – children of course included –(…)
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)!
Sunday, August 2
Friends Meeting House of Washington, DC
2111 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Everyone’s invited to take a field trip over to Friends Meeting of Washington on Sunday August 2nd for a lunch with the organizers where they could share stories about what they’ve been doing in their community and strategize about moving Congress in the next year on climate.
Friday, August 7 to Tuesday, August 11
(Registration Deadline May 3)
Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center
This is a young adult program of the UU College of Social Justice. Tim DeChristopher is organizing GROW Climate Justice because he thinks powerful things can happen by bringing great young people with shared values together with some of the deepest thinkers in the movement.