Tag Archives: “ecojustice

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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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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That Majestic Plastic Bag

That Majestic Plastic Bag Have you ever wondered where all those plastic bottles, jugs, and containers you collect end up after they’re hauled off to the recycling center?  The answer is not very comforting.  Right now, less than 7% is recycled, and the rest of it either ends up in a landfill or is sent […]

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Ecological Destruction or Earth Community?

Ecological Destruction or Earth Community? How do we see our relationship with our planet?  Do we yet understand that destroying the rich, biodiversity of our planet means the ultimate destruction of our own species? Since the 1980s, humanity has been in ecological overshoot, using resources faster than they can be regenerated and putting carbon into […]

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