An environmental blog with comments from the eco-cowgirl
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Wanted: UMW Green Team Members
How to join the UMW Green Team
“The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the world and those who live in it; for he has founded it on the seas, and established it on the rivers.”
The UMW Green Team is looking for more members. The duties include:
• Working at the local, district and conference level to inform and educate members on enviornmental justice, particularly its impact on women and children and on communities of color.
• Participate in two major initiatives on environmental justice during the 2009 – 2012 quadrennium 1. Enlist colleges/university and UM Annual conference to commit to certified chlorine-free paper procurement 2. Engage in a climate change advocacy campaign through education and action to amplify UMW voices on this issue.
• Utilize UMW venues such as School of Christian Mission, Mother’s Day events, UMW Sunday, etc. to promote and educate environmental justice
• Submit an annual report of activities.
Deadline is due by January 30. For an application contact Naomi Yaeger at (218) 728-1031 or firstname.lastname@example.org.