Saturday, January 10, 2009

Wanted: UMW Green Team Members

How to join the UMW Green Team

Psalm 24:1-2

“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

Example application here.

For further information contact:
Office of Global Justice
Women's Division
777 UN Plaza
New York, NY 10017
ebrown AT
Esmeralda Brown

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