Chattel slavery, institutional racism, and government policies alienated enslaved people and their descendants from the land. This continues to result in food insecurity, poor health, and property loss. Today, less than 2 percent of working farms are owned by Black Americans. Activists, gardeners, authors, and farmers are rediscovering Black America’s rich agricultural heritage and its […]
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Film Viewing: What if there was a simple solution that could help balance our climate, replenish our freshwater supplies, and feed the world? That solution is right under our feet. Registration is now open to view this year’s featured film, Kiss the Ground, as part of your events for Faith Climate Action Week’s theme of “Sacred Ground: […]
Leaders in sustainable supply chain management create sourcing relationships with environmentally sound and socially just upstream producers worldwide, with the goal of creating organizations in service to a sustainable and equitable future. Join this conversation to hear from thought leaders who have been at the forefront of building sustainable supply chains to learn how they […]
This year’s Earth Day program theme is “Restore Our Common Home”, a theme that addresses how as people of faith we must urgently act to not only protect but restore God’s beautiful gift of creation. The one-hour educational and prayer program is the perfect way for our families, parishes, schools, and religious communities to prepare for the […]
Learn more about the link between climate and migration at a virtual Lunch and Learn on April 22 from 12-1 pm. Register for free at creationandmigration.eventbrite.com. Open to all people of good will who try to defend life, the integrity of creation, peace, and the common good. Hosted by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Catholic Charities- […]
Join us for a webinar on Practical Ways to Support Earth on Earth Day 2021. Panelists will be: Donald McCrimmon, McDevitt research associate; Hilary McManus; Bernard Arogyaswamy, professor of management, and; Haley Synan ’21, environmental science major, and Karin Botto will moderate. Click here to register for the webinar.
Join us for the 2nd edition of Earth Talks, a virtual event of short, 5-minute presentations by SU faculty, students, staff, and community partners. This year’s theme is Unifying for Climate--Climate Solutions for a Just World. Presentations will include research, service, community projects, artwork, and creative performances such as poetry and music. The event takes place on Earth Day, […]
Earth Day, April 22, is a chance to celebrate gifts provided by our planet and nature. Join us Loyola’s annual (b)Earth Day Party is a celebration and reflection on the sustainability achievements of the past year. It is a time to recognize sustainability leaders within our midst and Loyola accomplishments. It’s a time to have fun and […]
Did you know that Caring for Creation is part of our Catholic Social Teaching? We invite everyone to join us for a Catholics and Creation Care webinar with our very own Dr. Catherine Wright, who has recently published a practical guide on Pope Francis’s second encyclical writing, Laudato Si': On Care of Our Common Home. […]
Join us April 26 from 4:00-5:00PM (PT) for a seminar by Dr. Mitchell Thomashow who will provide rationales, narratives, and approaches for environmental learning from his new book “To Know the World”. Dr. Thomashow will describe that the major challenges of our time—migration, race, inequity, climate justice, and democracy—connect to the biosphere and our relationship to the biosphere should be […]