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Catholic Social Teaching and The Green New Deal

Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 02:00

From the Catholic Climate Covenant:

You’ve heard about the Green New Deal, an ambitious, visionary, and for some, controversial Congressional proposal to deal with the urgent climate crisis while simultaneously investing in job creation and advancing social and racial justice.  Do you have questions about how we as people of faith should respond to the Green New Deal? 

WHAT: Catholic Social Teaching and The Green New Deal Webinar

WHEN: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER to receive a link to attend the webinar. All those who register will receive a recording of the webinar.

We will discuss: 
•    What the Green New Deal is, how and why it’s a lightning rod on Capitol Hill and around the nation, and why young people are the driving force behind this proposal. 
•    How Catholic social teaching should inform legislative approaches (such as the Green New Deal) that address climate change. 
•    How the US Catholic community can faithfully respond to legislative opportunities that address the climate crisis, including ideas found in the Green New Deal. 

Presenters: 
•    Marianne Comfort, Justice Coordinator for Earth, Anti-Racism and Women, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas 
•    Erin Lothes Biviano, PhD, Associate Professor of Theology, College of Saint Elizabeth 
•    Evan Weber, Political Director, Sunrise Movement 

Learn more about the Catholic Climate Covenant at https://catholicclimatecovenant.org/

 

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