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Eco-Justice Journey

Opportunities and information for education, advocacy, and action to accompany you on your own justice journey.

Advocate for the Jubilee Act

Ask your Representative to co-sponsor the Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation. As part of Ecumenical Advocacy Days I advocated on Capitol Hill for the first time. I asked for comprehensive immigration reform, and for the passage…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 25

March 25 action: Some personal care & cosmetic products contain toxic ingredients. Search to see if the products you are using are safe at www.cosmeticsdatabase.com Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread…

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Support Eco-Justice with the TRADE Act

This past weekend I attended Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington D.C. It was an inspiring weekend full of people of faith who are concerned about fixing our country’s broken immigration system. I learned a lot this weekend about immigration, displaced…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 24

March 24 action: Walk, bike, or take public transportation as much as possible. If you drive, combine trips, carpool, and accelerate and stop slowly. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 23

March 23 action: Recycle as much as you can. Research local recycling drop off sites at http://earth911.com if your community does not have curbside recycling. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 20-22

I was away for a conference at a hotel where the internet cost too much to use, so here are the past few days of Tread Lightly for Lent: Day 32-34 actions: March 20: Compost food scraps & use them…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 31

Day 31 action: Switch to non-toxic cleaning products like baking soda. This is eco-friendly, healthier for you, & cheaper. Learn more at www.eartheasy.com/live_nontoxic_solutions.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 30

Day 30 action: Check your toilet for leaks by putting a drop of food coloring in the tank. If the toilet bowl water changes color without flushing, there is a leak. A leaky toilet can waste 200 gallons of water…

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Participate in Earth Hour on March 27

Earth Hour is an initiative of the World Wildlife Fund, which asks individuals, businesses, governments, and organizations to turn off their lights for one hour to symbolically show their support for climate change action. This year Earth Hour is asking…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 29

Day 29 action: Learn about Fair Trade and how to support it at www.pcusa.org/trade/ft.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and…

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