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 retreat will focus on building the skills, networks and campaigns we need to create a just and sustainable energy [...]
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 (or shut them down) now has enough support to pass City Council. A committee hearing on [...]
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 and participating in the remainder of the series. This is a great opportunity to learn hands-on skills, meet funders [...]
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 40 years later, our cities serve as prime evidence supporting this claim.
As the theme of the 2011 Congress [...]
Part II: From the Holler to the Hood – Stories of Oppression
Larry Gibson, Keeper of the Mountains, is coming to Chicago!
January 24, 2011 Loyola University, Lakeshore Campus 6525 North Sheridan Road, Chicago Crown Center Auditorium 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Click here for a flier
Join Eco-Justice Collaborative at Loyola to welcome Larry Gibson as he talks about mountaintop [...]
Lifestyles for a Sustainable Future
Six-week Series February 6, 2011 through April 24, 2011 (Sunday evenings, beginning February 6)
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 our actions reflect the justice and affimation of life in which we believe?
Join this interactive educational series that blends [...]
Join the Million Letter March on Effective Climate Legislation!
Eco-Justice Collaborative believes that the urgency of climate change demands immediate and effective action! But Congress has failed to introduce, let alone debate and pass, effective climate legislation.
Failure to act – and to ACT SOON with both integrity and justice – creates an unacceptable risk of locking in irreparable damage to our climate and ecosystems, damage that would last thousands of years.
Creating a Chicago Bioneers Great Lakes Chapter and 2011 Conference
Organizing for a Chicago Great Lakes Chapter of Bioneers has begun! We’re meeting again on October 6 to talk about roles, responsibilities and generate ideas for carrying out a 2011 theme, potentially based on looking at Chicago as a living city – how is it growing; where it is failing and how it is healing or needs to heal. Chicago could be compared to the [...]
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 time, “GET TO WORK!” on clean air and climate change. The Chicago Clean Power Coalition (CCPC) rally at the Alivio [...]
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 depends on creating and living into systems that nurture and restore life. This means living differently, changing [...]