Food, faith, and justice - three words we might not be used to hearing in the same sentence. Yet when one begins to think carefully about the way we eat, all sorts of questions come up: Who grows our food and under what conditions? What effect does food production have on the environment? How does economic inequality impact our food choices? In what ways does food relate to health - physical, spiritual, and social?This course will explore each of these questions and more, drawing upon the…See More
Every time we flip on a light switch we are connected to Central Appalachia, as much of the energy that powers our homes and workplaces comes from this coal-rich region. And in recent years much of this coal has been extracted through the destructive practice of mountaintop removal mining (MTR). MTR not only devastates mountains, forests, and streams; it also harms community health, threatens cultural heritage, and impedes sustainable economic development.Come to learn about MTR from the…See More
The Bridge to Hope Mission Group of Eighth Day Faith Community and Faith and Money Network present: "The Age of Stupid" Film Screening Discussion following movie facilitated by Mike Tidwell, Chesapeake Climate Action NetworkSynopsis of the movie from "The Age of Stupid" website: "Runaway climate change has ravaged the planet by 2055. Pete Postlethwaite plays the founder of The Global Archive, a storage facility located in the (now melted) Arctic, preserving all of humanity's achievements in…See More
By now you have likely heard of the upcoming Tar Sands Action, which is shaping up to be largest the largest collective act of civil disobedience in the fight against global warming. If not, here is the gist: the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline would bring oil from Alberta’s dirty tar sands to Texas refineries, helping to unlock the largest carbon pool in North America. According to NASA climatologist James Hansen, “if the tar sands are thrown into the mix it is essentially game over” for…See More
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We look forward to your participation in anchoring our vision with your energy and expertise as we seek to live more sustainably and equitably. We plan a wide range of programs and your input will be welcome.
We meet twice a month due to the enormity of the challenges and the urgency needed to address the issues that face us - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 7 pm at Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid Street NW, WDC 20001. Our programing goes something like this: 1st Tuesday - Planning, organizing, networking 3rd Tuesday - Activity, workshop, project Committees and groups meet as needed.
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