Saturday, January 10, 9:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
River Road UU Congregation
6301 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
9:00-9:30 Coffee and registration
9:30-10:15 Greetings, Environmental Reading, Overview of the activities
of each congregation. UUA &UUSC web site Commit 2Respond-brief discussion.
10:15-11:00 David Smedick/Sierra Club Maryland Beyond Coal (to be confirmed)
11:00-11:30 Solutions to climate change: Selected examples of local and
national initiatives. Local-Green Building Codes; National- Rocky Mountain
Institute-transforming global energy
11:30-12:00 Breakout groups to discuss the above and other possible
actions on the local and national level
12:00-12:30 Initiate planning for potential actions re the climate
conference in Paris. Closing by UUSJ minister
12:30-1:30 Catered lunch
This six session curriculum outlines distinctions between reproductive “health”, “rights” and “justice”; opens awareness of reproductive oppressions; offers opportunities to learn about ourselves and each other as sexual and reproductive beings; and equips us to move forward, out into the world, with integrity and vision.
Hal Fuller is a member of the UU Congregation of Fairfax, Virginia. He is a founder and co-chair of “UUs for Social Justice in the National Capital Region” Hal recently facilitated and participated in “Building the World We Dream About,” a Unitarian Universalist Association program offered at UUCF that “seeks to interrupt the workings of racism and transform how people from different racial/ethnic groups understand and relate to one another.”
This allows OpenDoor to make short-term, low interest loans to tenant associations and nonprofit and for profit local affordable housing providers, preserving affordable housing, preventing foreclosure and financing “green housing. When these projects are completed and sold or rented, OpenDoor’s loans are repaid and the money is available to be loaned out again.