Tag Archives: “ecojustice collaborative”

Organizing Retreat, HCA

Flier, May Organizing Retreat Save the Date! Join the Heartland Coalfield Alliance for a two-day organizing retreat Help Build a Movement When: May 17th – 19th Where: Camp Ondessonk, Ozark, IL 62972 Registration: Is required. Registration and pricing (base on type of lodging selected) will be available on line in the next few weeks This […]

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Attention All Tweeters!

Attention All Tweeters! Play Where’s My ‘Walderman’ April 21st, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm City Hall Council Chambers, 2nd Floor 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago OR … Play from your favorite armchair if you don’t live in Chicago! The Chicago Clean Power Ordinance that would cut harmful pollution from the two coal plants in Chicago […]

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Saving Green Together

Saving Green Together Free Energy Workshops – A Six Week Series in Rogers Park All workshops, sponsored by the 49th Ward Green Corps, Transition Rogers Park and Loyola University’s Environmental Sustainability Class are free. EJC is one of the founders of the Transition Town Initiative in Rogers Park and will be co-leading the first workshop […]

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Asleep at the Switch … EJC at 2011 Congress on Urban Ministy

Peacemaking in a Culture of Violence 2011 Congress on Urban Ministry Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education March 1-3, 2011 Hyatt Regency McCormick Place 2233 S. Martin L. King Dr. Chicago, Illinois 60616 In 1968, the Kerner Commission called violence “as American as apple pie.” They claimed that violence was imbedded in our culture. Some […]

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Lifestyles for a Sustainable Future

Lifestyles for a Sustainable Future Six-week Series February 6, 2011 through April 24, 2011 (Sunday evenings, beginning February 6) Cost:  $50 As we face growing concerns over a warming planet, diminishing natural resources, food security and the end of the fossil fuel age, we must ask ourselves: How does our faith guide us? How can […]

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Chicago Tells Leaders: “Get to work” on Clean air, Climate

CHICAGO CITIZENS TELL LEADERS: TIME TO “GET TO WORK!” ON CLEAN AIR, CLIMATE Chicago Clean Power Ordinance Supporters Rally in Chicago As One of Over 7,000 Simultaneous Climate Events in 188 Countries CHICAGO—For the second consecutive year, Chicagoans rallied on the International Day of Climate Action to send a strong message to their leaders: this […]

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Our Changing Planet – In Real Time

Our Changing Planet – In Real Time It’s hard to understand how quickly our earth is changing.  This World Clock by poodwaddle.com provides an amazing look at the intersection of our energy use, world population trends, food production and the impact of these activities on our environment. These are uncertain times, for sure.  Our future […]

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Surely Our Children Deserve Better!

Surely Our Children Deserve Better! Two of our nation’s oldest and dirtiest coal plants are located in the heart of Chicago.  Each year they emit thousands of tons of harmful air pollutants that directly affect the health of its residents.  In the last three years alone, these plants combined have spewed over 45,000 tons of pollution into the air that […]

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