The UU Ministry for Earth Newsletter Winter Issue is Available Now at http://uuministryforearth.org/files/UUMFE_Newsletter_v14n2.pdf
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)!
Monday, June 29, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Plan to stay an extra day after General Assembly and join UU Ministry for Earth for a tour of projects in the marginalized neighborhoods of Portland’s industrial north along the rivers and learn best practices that are sure to inspire action in you own community.
Wednesday, June 27, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
888 First St NE, DC
Metro: Union Station, short walk
Sunday, May 24, 11:45 a.m.
Christ Congregational Church
9525 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20901,
in the second floor Conference Room.
Parking is behind the church, accessible from Brewster Ave. and Indian Springs Dr.
There is no charge and no pre-registration.
There will be a light lunch, the showing of the film, and a discussion. The documentary is about the environmental impact and sustainability of cattle farming and other animal husbandry required to satisfy our current dietary preferences.
“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.
Saturday, April 18, 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Corcoran Brewing Company
205 Hirst Rd., Suite 105
Guest speakers from local, regional and national environmental groups
Sunday, April 12, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
2 Loudoun St SW # A, Leesburg, VA (map)
Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, ocean “dead zones,” and virtually every other environmental ill.
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 26, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Cathedral of the Incarnation
4 E University Pkwy, Baltimore, MD
This program is held in collaboration with Blue Water Baltimore and Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Angela Shepherd.