Events from the community:
Thu03Mar20226:00 pmZoom - see below
Many times, when we hear about the climate crisis, large-scale solutions like community solar, fossil fuel divestment, and state policies are highlighted. These are all crucial. And the everyday actions taken by millions of Californians also need to be highlighted, supported, and celebrated. Come to this virtual forum and share your everyday efforts with us!
This event will offer resources for climate action, including information on So Cal Edison's rebate of up to $4,000 on pre-owned purchased or leased used EVs and plug-in hybrids.
Sponsored by California Interfaith Power & Light and Climate Witness Project
RSVP at bit.ly/HopefulActionMarch3
Tue22Mar20227:00pm - 8:30pmZoom - see belowCalifornia’s solar energy program has enabled more than one million homes to become solar-powered. However, even as our state strives to meet ambitious 100% renewable energy goals, the California Public Utilities Commission has proposed changes that would make solar and battery storage prohibitively expensive for most residents.Join Temple Judea's Green Team & B'tzelem Initiative for a webinar and moderated panel discussion to learn about all aspects of this important issue and why it matters to all people of faith.Special Guests:Michael Hiltzik, Columnist & Reporter, Los Angeles TimesDave Rosenfeld, Executive Director, Solar Rights AllianceLiore Milgrom-Gartner, Northern California Director, California Interfaith Power & Light
Sat26Mar20228:30am - 11:30amIn-Person and Virtual
Sponsored by San Diego Catholic Diocese Creation Care Ministry and Saint James Catholic Church, Solana Beach, this event will focus on the implementation of Laudato si', Pope Francis' Encyclical on Caring for Our Common Home. This is a bi-lingual event. Presenters are Robert Gilleskie, Patricia Grace, and Fr. Emmet Farrell.
In-person location: Saint James Catholic Church, 625 So. Nardo Avenue, Solana Beach, 92075
For more information and to register, click here.
Contact: Efrain Casillas at the San Diego Catholic Diocese: Ecasillas@sdcatholic.org; (858) 490-8323.
Fri12Aug20226:30pm - 7:45pmIn Person - 480 S. Batavia St. Orange, Ca
Water scarcity and inadequate supply of pure drinking water is a dire issue we confront locally and globally today. In this session, attendees will explore a more profound sense of connection with all that is life, beauty, and creation.
Speaker: Allis Druffel, So. Cal. Outreach Director for Interfaith Power & Light.
In-person: Address - St. Joseph Center, Mother Louis Room, 480 S. Batavia St. Orange, Ca 92868
Note: Please bring a small vial of water (2-3 ounces) from your locality for the opening ceremony. To protect all participants, please be ready to provide proof of vaccination and wear a face mask.
Sun21Aug20223:00 pmZoom - RSVP info belowSponsored by Temple Isaiah Green Team, Los Angles. Come learn what we can do both at home and in the community to conserve our precious water. Among topics to be discussed are:
- Climate change and its impact on our water supply
- Whose water is it anyway-- the shameful history of water rights and water wrongs
- Water conservation
- Residential rebates
- Greywater systems
- Care of trees during the drought
- Creating a Bioswale
Speakers: Charming Evelyn from the Sierra Club Water Committee, and Conner Everts of the California Environmental Water Caucus.
Address: Temple Isaiah 10345 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 - 310-277-2772
RSVP for this Zoom event here. For further information, contact Steve Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun20Nov20223:00 pmZoom - details below
Join Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles in their latest event on how to divest your personal finances from fossil fuel banking. Guest star is Bill McKibben, Schumann Distinguished Scholar, and world famous climate change fighting strategist, who spearheaded the divestment of pension and institutional endowment funds from fossil fuel exploration and development. Now he says it’s our turn to do the same with our banks and credit cards. Bill is returning to Isaiah, but this time on ZOOM, Sunday, 11/20/22, 3PM to talk about the whys and hows of this action for us to consider taking, en masse, in the spring of 2023.
Want a Preview? Go HERE for Bill’s 4 min. inspiring High Holy Day video.
To Register, please RSVP HERE
Tue22Nov20226:00am - 8:00amZoom - details below
Across the world, people of faith are planting lots and lots of trees! Tree Planting is not only an important part of interfaith collaboration, it is a necessity in restoring Earth and protecting future generations. But which trees need to be planted? And how can we ensure their long-term thriving?
The World Wildlife Fund (Trillion Trees Campaign) and the United Religions Initiative invite you to a two-hour session about tree planting for grassroots, interfaith groups and individuals.
Come hear about successful tree-planting projects around the world. Receive the *new* guidebook specifically for faith communities! Learn how to be an effective tree planter. See you on the 22nd!
Tuesday, November 22, 6:00am - 8:00am PST - Nice and early for all you gardeners and tree-planters out there!