Environment

Showing of “Resistance,” a new documentary film on the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria- September 18, Baltimore, MD

Thursday, September 18th
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The Rotunda: Horizon Cinemas
711 W. 40th Street, Baltimore 21211

A whopping 70 percent of antibiotics in classes used in human medicine are sold for use in food animals. They are typically added in low doses to animal feed in order to help them grow faster and withstand diseases that often occur in crowded and unsanitary conditions. This practice however, fuels the spread of resistant bacteria that make their way off farms and threaten public health.

The Impact of Sea Level Rise Right Now: Stories of the Lived Experience and the Moral Call to Action- September 18, Washington, DC

Thursday, September 18, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 628
Washington, DC

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), the Franciscan Action Network and the Kingdom of the Netherlands invite you to a briefing on the serious impacts of sea level rise and ocean acidification for coastal populations at home and around the world, and how we might address them.

Showing of “The Greening of Southie”–September 5, UU Congregation of Rockville

Friday, September 5, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
UU Congregation of Rockville, MD

The Greening of Southie is the story of Boston’s first LEED-certified residential green building and the people who made it possible. As a follow up to Labor Day, view this award winning 72 minute film to learn about green jobs and what LEED certification entails.