The UU Ministry for Earth Newsletter Winter Issue is Available Now at http://uuministryforearth.org/files/UUMFE_Newsletter_v14n2.pdf
DC Climate Justice Support Group Monthly Action Against Gentrification – Febraury 26, Washington, DC
Thursday, February 26, 9:30 a.m.
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW,
(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.
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.
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)!
“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 11, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Sites in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.
The Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup has become a decisive catalyst for progress that ignites people throughout the watershed with the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s community spirit.
Tuesday, March 17 – Sunday, March 29
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.
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.
From World Water Day on March 22 through Earth Day on April 22, Unitarian Universalists will be celebrating Climate Justice Month and developing long-term collective responses to climate change.
Saturday, April 18, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Unity of Fairfax Church
2854 Hunter Mill Rd.
Keynote: Dr. Thomas Lovejoy
Panelists: Sharon Bulova, Fairfax Co. Boards of Supervisors; ? Stephen Nash, Virginia Climate Fever;Jacqui Patterson, NAACP ;? Lonnie Ellis, Catholic Climate Covenant ;? Omar Bagneid, Green Muslims