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Black Interfaith in the Time of Climate Crisis – Tue, May 17

May 17 at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Black Interfaith in the Time of Climate Crisis
Tuesday, May 17 | 5 p.m.
Oprah Winfrey Theater, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C., & Online

Interfaith America’s Black Interfaith Project is proud to partner with the Center for Earth Ethics for Black Interfaith in the Time of Climate Crisis. Former Vice President Al Gore and Black Interfaith Fellow Ibrahim Abdul-Matin will keynote this special event that will feature a diverse group of speakers.

Join us in Washington, D.C., as we explore the unique challenges climate change poses to Black communities. The panel discussion will illustrate ways in which Black communities of faith have come together to address these challenges and build a more sustainable future.

Panelists for the event include:

  • Pamela Ayo Yetunde, Professor, Chaplain, Pastoral Counselor, and Co-Editor of “Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation and Freedom”
  • William Barber III, Director, Climate and Environmental Justice, The Climate Reality Project; Fellow, Center for Earth Ethics
  • Crystal Cavalier, Co-Founder, Seven Directions of Service
  • Karenna Gore, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary

RSVP TO [email protected] TO ATTEND IN PERSON


Questions? Please contact Orly Zinkow at [email protected].


May 17
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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