Actions You Can Take

Environment

EducateThe Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale

EducateInterfaith Water Resource Packet by People’s Water Board

EducateYoung Voices for the Planet – films and actions from young people on environment and climate change

EducateAmazon Watch – supporting indigenous and environmental movements on the front lines of halting destructive development

Act: GreenFaith.org – mobilizing people of diverse religious backgrounds for environmental leadership

Act: BeatPollution.org – sign the pledge, reduce your footprint, and share this video of women human rights defenders speaking out

ActInterfaith Power & Light – contact your representatives

ActJoin the Billion Tree Campaign – plant trees with UNEP

 

Food

EducateSeed Freedom – defending the right to save and exchange our open pollinated, non GMO, non patented seed

Watch and ShareRoots of Change: Food Sovereignty, Women, & Eco-justice – a film by TOU

Watch and ShareSeeds of Sovereignty – African farmers revive traditional seed diversity

Watch and ShareHow Can Faith Impact Sustainable Agriculture? – Islamic Farming Project

ActAmple Harvest – gardeners donate fresh food to food pantries

 

Islamophobia

ActDo’s and Don’ts of Bystander Intervention by the American Friends Service Committee

ActWhat to Do If You Are Witnessing Islamophobic Harassment Comic – share on social media!

Act8 Ways Interfaith Partners Can Fight Islamophobia

Educate: Resources for Teaching and Learning about Islamophobia (requires Pinterest account)

 

Women & Men’s Activism for Women

Act: Women’s Earth Alliance – helping women leaders worldwide protect our environment and communities from the inside out

Watch and Share“Boys Will Be Boys” – #ChangeTheNarrative

Watch and ShareChilean Men Challenge Stereotypes with Knitting

Watch and ShareEnd of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock

Educate: Women, Faith and Human Rights report by UNFPA

EducateReligion, Women’s Health and Rights report by UNFPA

 

Effective Organizing

EducateThe Indivisible Guide – Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen

EducateFree Human Rights Courses – offered by a diverse set of universities and advocacy groups

 

Examples of Hope, Courage, & Justice

EducateRepairers of the Breach – Rev. Dr. William Barber leads a movement to “Rekindle a Prophetic Moral Vision for Justice, Social Change and Movement Building”

Act: A.C.T. to End Racism  (Awaken, Confront, Transform) – Rally April 3-5, 2018 with the National Council of Churches and partners in Washington, D.C. for the launch of a comprehensive, multi-year program to address racism in our nation

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