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Downington: Climate Workshop

April 16, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

This half-day workshop will focus on effective legislation in a time of great political division.
Using non partisan, faith-based lobbying brings transformation. Success stories and training.
EMILY WIRZBA, Friends National Committee on Legislation
Emily is an emissary who has gathered a deep perspective on effective and positive change. Why is persistent citizen lobbying from a place of faith so important, despite the current lack of congressional action on climate change? Why does FCNL see PA as one of the leading places where bipartisan climate discussions can happen? Join the conversation and learn how your important voice can make a difference . Friends National Committee on Legislation in Washington DC, works with many groups to achieve common goals to move forward at this critical time.

RICHARD WHITEFORD, Downington Friends Meeting

Richard is an international speaker on climate change and delegate to the Paris Climate Summit. He’s a board member of the World Information Transfer at the United Nations. As a trusted source of scientific research on the subject, he will briefly discuss new reports that climate change is moving faster than expected and share useful hand outs for further reading.

LEE REINERT, Downington Friends Meeting
Lee is a teacher and seasoned activist. She will help us with techniques and training– How to develop your voice. Where can you bring your experience to make a difference? A brief introduction to the inspiring work of Joanna Macy will provide a framework for a healthy relationship to our interconnected planet.

Informal, non denominational, Friendly. All are Welcome. Bring your bag lunch. We will supply coffee, tea, desserts. (9:30 coffee) Working TOGETHER, We Can Make a Difference.

Please register with S.Britton–Seyler sbsdesigner@gmail.com or (610) 416-2467



April 16, 2016
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Downington Friends Meeting
800 Lancaster Ave.
Downington, PA 19335 United States
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