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The Climate Crisis and New York Faith Communities – The 38th Marshall Meyer Retreat for Social Justice
October 8, 2020 at 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
- October 8, 2020: 9:00AM to 3:30PM
- Online – Zoom
The climate crisis poses an existential threat to New York City, and indeed to our entire world. Global warming, sea-level rise, devastating storms, and the many other effects of carbon pollution are an imminent threat to public health, food and water security, and the sustainable development of human societies. This conference will catalyze much-needed action, by exploring the role of faith-based organizations in confronting the climate crisis.
Speakers will include:
Rev. Dr. Chloe Breyer, Executive Director, Interfaith Center of New York
Karenna Gore, Founder and Director, The Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary
Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Rick Chavolla, Board Chair, American Indian Community House
Gopal Patel, Director, The Bhumi Project
Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, Founder and CEO, Dayenu: A Jewish Call to Climate Action
Dr. Henry Goldschmidt, Director of Programs, Interfaith Center of New York