Saturday, April 28, 2007

National UCC Event June 21, 2007

Never place a period where God has placed a comma”
-Gracie Allen

Linking Faith, Hope, Love, Justice and Action in our Churches
A Conference on Environmental Spirituality & Activism

Immanuel Congregational Church UCC
10 Woodland St. (Opposite the Mark Twain House)
Hartford, CT 06105
Presented by: The UCC National Environment and Energy Task Force

Thursday June 21, 2007 – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Prior to General Synod)
Registration from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

Featured speakers and workshop leaders include:

Jerome Ringo is the Chairman of the Board of the National Wildlife Federation, inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. He is also the President of the Apollo Alliance of labor unions, environmental organizations and businesses which promotes American industrial jobs and clean energy.

Beverly Wright is a sociologist and the founding director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) at Dillard University (formerly at Xavier University of Louisiana) in New Orleans. She is a leading scholar, advocate and activist in the environmental justice arena.

Robert D. Bullard is the Ware Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He is the author of thirteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation and smart growth.

Charles Lee is author of the UCC 1987 Toxic Waste and Race Report. Charles is currently the Director of the national EPA’s Environmental Justice Office

Registration is $25.00 and includes lunch
For registration form, email

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