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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.

Meet the team

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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

Religion and Climate Change: A Conversation with Karenna Gore

In conversation with Berkley Center Director Shaun Casey, Karenna discussed how religious communities strive to promote environmental consciousness with an aim to fulfill a responsibility for the common good. Over the past three decades, climate change has become an increasingly prominent topic on the global agenda as advocates have marshaled… Read more

In Memorial: Rev. Dr. James H. Cone

The Center for Earth Ethics honors the life of James Cone, beloved teacher and writer. Below we share some of his work, the impact of his pioneering spirit, and thoughts from those he touched. James Cone, the cross, and the lynching memorial Religion News Service published this compelling piece on April… Read more