Announcing the March EJPN Webinar Guest: Sharon Lavigne, Founder of RISE St James

The Environmental Justice Practitioners Network (EJPN) is a webinar series and community of practice for Unitarian Universalist environmental and climate justice leaders and community partners. Its purpose is to engage in reflection and discussion to deepen understanding and faith grounding for environmental justice. The special guest speaker for the March 2019 EJPN webinar will be […]

Promise to Protect Training Tour

The U.S. is now the number one producer of oil and natural gas in the world, and Keystone XL is the linchpin of Trump’s pro-fossil fuel agenda that’s harming communities and destroying the climate. It’s time to skill up, expand, and deepen our ability to fight Big Oil at every level. Over 20,000 people like […]

Young People Invited to #JoinJuliana Amicus Brief

The Zero Hour youth climate movement launched its nationwide #JoinJuliana campaign to help thousands of young people add their names in support of the Young People’s amicus (“friend of the court”) brief it will file in support of the 21 Juliana v. United States youth plaintiffs. The brief will be filed by PowerShift Network, the parent organization […]

UU Youth Begins a Climate School Strike in Florida

Charlotte Stuart-Tilley from the UU Church of Tallahassee has already been protesting this year! Stuart-Tilley rallied about 20 students who waved signs in front of the Historic Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida as drivers honked in support. “I think seeing kids out here, as you drive by the Capitol – protesting for their lives essentially, is […]

UUMFE sends a letter to Congress about climate action with large Interfaith coalition

Dear Member of Congress: As communities of faith, we hold to values of stewardship and justice. We recognize that God’s creation is sacred and thus we are called to responsibly steward the gifts of creation while protecting our most vulnerable neighbors and communities. The threats imposed by a changing climate are something that our congregations and religious institutions […]

How will we stop this flood of poison?

We have become very accustomed to poison. We’re poisoning ourselves and each other; poisoning the sky, land, and water; and poisoning some communities more than others based upon their relative-wealth and skin color. Babies are exposed to industrial poisons in the wombs of their mothers before they even have their first breath of air.  We […]