Environment

DC Climate Justice Support Group Monthly Action Against Gentrification – Febraury 26, Washington, DC

Thursday, February 26, 9:30 a.m.
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW,
Washington, DC
(Near the Federal Triangle Metro)

The People’s Platform Coalition has asked the group to show up at the DC Council’s oversight hearing on housing. Please wear something or carry a sign identifying your faith/climate commitment. Attending for a couple of hours will help a lot.

Showing of “Groundswell Rising” – March 13, UU Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA

groundswellFriday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax,
2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, Virginia 22124

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, along with Unity of Fairfax Church, and the Sierra Club presents awarding winning Groundswell Rising followed by a discussion with Mr.Craig Stevens, featured in the film. With the oil and gas industry’s thrust to expand fracking seen as a moral and civil rights issue, this provocative film documents a people’s movement, a groundswell rising.

Environmental Film Festival- March 17-29, Washington, DC

Tuesday, March 17 – Sunday, March 29
Washington, DC
http://www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org/
The 23rd annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital will present more than 150 films from 31 countries at over 60 venues across the city and will host visiting filmmakers, scientists and policymakers, whose perspectives and expertise will enhance our screenings. The 2015 Festival will explore the pervasive impact of climate change on our planet through a special focus on Climate Connections.

Transition Towns Launch Workshop – March 21, 22, Fairfax, VA

Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, 9:00 a..m. – 5:00 p.m.
George Mason University Fairfax Campus
4400 University Dr, Fairfax VA 22030

We have engaged a Transition US facilitator to lead a Launch workshop in March that is all about building community around the issues of our time. It is the kind of experience that often leads to greater resolve and better understanding – not easy to capture in “metrics” and “outcomes” but very powerful for groups working on challenging issues.