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Environmental Justice
& Civic Engagement

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Working at the intersection of social inequity and the ecological crisis.

Low-income communities and communities of color across the United States are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. CEE works to connect the global and national climate discussion to local communities and faith leaders and to empower religious and spiritual organizations at the local level to lead the charge in raising public consciousness about these challenges and the changes that need to be made.

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Meet Catherine Flowers

Catherine is CEE’s Director of Environmental Justice & Civic Engagement and founder of the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise Community Development Corporation (ACRE).
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From the blog

Indigenous Peoples’ Voices at the World Urban Forum 9. UN-Habitat

Original Caretakers Program – Center for Earth Ethics participation at the Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum. Kuala Lumpur, 7-13  February 2018 Mindahi Bastida-Munoz participated in the Stakeholders’ Roundtable – Indigenous Peoples Session, which focused on the problems that indigenous peoples face as migrants and as citizens in the cities.… Read more

The Inquisition in Yucatan, Mexico: Mistreatment of Mayan Priests

Last December 15-19, I attended a Symposium on Mayan History and Religion in Malmö University, Sweden.  One of the most outstanding components of the program was the offer of three-day courses, among which featured one on Paleography of Colonial Texts. It was offered by John Chuchiak, Director of both the… Read more