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August 2021

Faith Communities & Climate Resilience

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Our faith communities are on the frontlines of climate impacts and climate resilience. As climate disasters -- wildfires, hurricanes, heat waves, and more -- accelerate around the world, it is critical that we are preparing and asking our leaders to do the same. Join us to hear stories of how climate change is impacting faith communities, how those communities are building resilience, and how the federal government must invest in climate-ready infrastructure. Click here to register. 

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Act for Creation. Act for Justice. A National Faith Call-In Day for Congressional Climate Action

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Our spiritual traditions teach us to act with love and compassion to address the crises before us. We are in a critical moment: our actions this month could determine the course of the climate crisis for generations to come. Sign up to join people of faith in calling your members of Congress, asking them to pass a climate budget that includes important, once-in-a-generation investments in climate change prevention and resilience. By signing up to participate in this one-day virtual advocacy event…

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Overdose Awareness Day 2021: Beyond Naloxone

August 30 - August 31

Join North Carolina Survivors Union and Faith in Harm Reduction for a 2 day event in observance of Overdose Awareness Day 2021. On August 30, faith leaders will lead a spiritual ceremony to honor lives lost through the calling of names, the creation of various types of memorials, and a lantern release. On August 31st, participants will call on leaders from around the country to move “Beyond Naloxone.” Participants will hear from public health and harm reduction experts on drug checking, overdose prevention sites, and methadone reform…

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October 2021

Faith and the Death Penalty

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the North Carolina Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (NCCADP) for an online conversation about faith with those most impacted by our capital punishment system. Panelists include George Wilkerson, who is living on North Carolina's death row; Andre Smith, who teaches Buddhism to men in prison and lost his son to homicide; and Rev. Sharon Risher, who lost her mother and two cousins in the shooting at Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston. Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove, noted writer and leader…

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Lunch and Learn: Countdown to Compliance: The Moral Imperative to Fund the Leandro Plan

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States + Google Map

Join us, Pastors for NC Children, and the Communities for the Education of Every Child NC Coalition for a Lunch and Learn: Countdown to Compliance: The Moral Imperative To Fund The Leandro Plan. This Lunch and Learn will feature speakers Kris Nordstrom of the NC Justice Center and Letha Muhammad of the Education Justice Alliance. They will discuss what the Leandro v. NC Court Case is, why it matters, and why people of faith need to be paying attention to…

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Biogas & Communities Webinar Series

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light (NCIPL) is sponsoring a webinar series this month to educate faith communities about the problem of hog waste biogas and to amplify local community voices on the issue. The series kicked off on Tuesday, October 12th at 6 p.m. with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) hearing from citizens who would be affected by hog waste biogas technology and permitting. The first webinar, on Tuesday, October 19th at 7 p.m., will offer further education…

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Report Back from “People vs. Fossil Fuels” in DC

October 12 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Starting on October 11, thousands of people from across the nation, including NCIPL Director – Susannah Tuttle, will be in Washington, DC, for People vs. Fossil Fuels — a week-long action to demand that President Biden end the fossil fuel era, including tar sands pipeline projects like Line 3. Join us on Tuesday, October 12, to hear from clergy and faith leaders on their experience in DC. MNIPL is hosting this inspiring, in-the-moment report back to let you know what’s happening at the…

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Faiths 4 Climate Justice: A Global Multi-Religious Action

October 17 - October 18

Two weeks before the United Nations climate negotiations, people of diverse religions will rise together in a global, grassroots, multi-faith action called Faiths 4 Climate Justice. This event is a GreenFaith multi-faith global effort, happening locally all around the world on October 17 and 18. Click here to watch a video about the event. On October 17th, faith communities will host events to unfurl banners on our sacred buildings calling for climate action, ring our bells, sound gongs and chimes, call the Azan, and more. On October…

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Biogas & Communities Webinar Series

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light (NCIPL) is sponsoring a webinar series this month to educate faith communities about the problem of hog waste biogas and to amplify local community voices on the issue. The series kicked off on Tuesday, October 12th at 6 p.m. with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) hearing from citizens who would be affected by hog waste biogas technology and permitting. The first webinar, on Tuesday, October 19th at 7 p.m., will offer further education…

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Sacred Conversations: Stigma

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us Friday, October 22, at 11am for Sacred Conversations: Stigma. We will define stigma, look at how stigma impacts our health and faith, and name ways to eliminate stigma. This conversation will equip our health ministries with language that can save lives! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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