(Vienna, VA) Virginia Climate Crisis Forum

Date: September 17, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: First Baptist Church of Vienna, 450 Orchard Street, NW, Vienna, VA 22180

Attend the 2019 Virginia Climate Crisis Forum on Tuesday, September 17th at 7:00 PM. The forum will be held at First Baptist Church of Vienna. Register at actionnetwork.org/events/2019-virginia-climate-crisis-forum/

The forum is open to the public and free to attend. It will be moderated by William Barber, III, and Karenna Gore.

Panelists Include:

Karla Bruce, Chief Equity Officer, Fairfax County Government​
Karen Campblin, Co-chair of Green New Deal VA​; Transportation and Smart Growth Co-chair of the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter​; and Environmental and Climate Justice Chair of the Virginia State Conference NAACP​
Andrea Miller, Organizer for the Virginia Poor People’s Campaign and Executive Director of People Demanding Action​
Dawone Robinson, Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Director of Energy Affordability for the NRDC​
Rev. Paul Wilson, Pastor of Union Hill Baptist Church and Union Grove Baptist Church
Melody Zhang, Climate Justice Campaign Coordinator at Sojourners​ and Co-Chair of Young Evangelicals for Climate Action​

Join us in coming together with people of faith and community members across Virginia to engage in a deep conversation about environmental justice. As we work together to repair our damaged climate, we must make sure that everyone most impacted — including low-income people, people of color, the vulnerable, and those on the frontlines — is part of every solution.

Doors open at 7 PM. Space is limited. Program begins at 7:30 PM.

About the forum’s moderators: William Barber, III, is the Strategic Partnerships Associate at The Climate Reality​ Project. He is the son of Rev. Dr. William Barber, II. Karenna Gore is the founding director of the Center for Earth Ethics​ at Union Theological Seminary. She is the eldest daughter of former Vice President Al Gore.

The forum is hosted by Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions and co-sponsored by Virginia Interfaith Power & Light​, Interfaith Power & Light (MD.DC.NoVA)​, and Virginia Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival​.

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Representing more than 70 congregations in the Northern Virginia area, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions advocates for climate policies in Northern Virginia and in the Commonwealth. We empower and unite neighbors of all faiths to develop local solutions to the climate crisis.

Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions is a 501(c)(3) organization, and does not engage in partisan activities. We do not work for or against specific candidates or parties. All are welcome at the table. For more information, visit faithforclimate.org.

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