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Climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face. From rising sea levels to extreme weather events, wildfires to refugee crises, its effects are far reaching and amplify existing inequalities and injustices.
Our May issue will look at the various types of organizing we can do to address climate change. Some of the things we’re looking for:
- Lobbying: how can we get our political and economic leaders to take climate change seriously?
- Activist styles: what’s working? It’d be interesting to see something that goes behind the scenes on the youth movements, congressional lobbying, divestment, etc.
- How individual and collective lifestyle changes in how we eat, clothe ourselves, work and play might address some of the issues involved. What does sustainable living mean to Friends today?
- The factors that have brought us to a climate emergency are complex and touch on every other social aspect—race and class and economic structures. What does a Quaker-informed view of these various dynamics look like?
Submit: Climate Activism and Sustainability
Other upcoming issues:
- Safety in Meetings (due Dec. 27, 2021)
- Vocal Ministry (due March 21, 2022)
Learn more general information at Friendsjournal.org/submissions.
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