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Care for God’s Creation: Environmental Justice

The Environmental Justice Project brings a unique Catholic voice to California’s efforts to reduce air and water pollution and counter the effects of climate change, especially as they harm the poor and vulnerable.   Contact us kroedner@ccstockton.org or 209-396-6921.

News Update:  November 5, 2012

  • The combined October-November Care for Creation news is here. Scroll down to “Recent Newsletters.”
  • See why St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton is the first “green certified” hospital in San Joaquin County in this 5 minute you-tube video
  • St. Mary’s High School Band Boosters will help your parish or school organize and publicize an e-waste recycling fundraiser with local, environmentally conscious Onsite Electronics Recycling.  Contact Elisa Moberly for details: ermoberly@sjgov.org or 209-468-3066.
  • Read Bishop Stephen Blaire’s keynote address at the Festival of Faiths in Louisville, KY.   Good Sense, Good Air.
  • Watch this five minute video to learn from Louise Johnson (our Stockton Diocese Fair Trade Ambassador) and others how Fair Trade transforms the world.   Fair Trade Fan

Background

Since we began in 2005, the Environmental Justice Project has:

  • Helped win passage of California’s landmark law to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent
  • Distributed 10,000 energy efficient light bulbs after Masses for Environmental Justice Sunday
  • Launched battery recycling drop-off programs and free electronic waste collection days at local parishes
  • Partnered with the National Catholic Rural Life Conference to hold Care for Creation workshops in the Stockton Diocese.

Resources

  • Monthly “Care for God’s Creation” e-newsletter
  • Experienced staff and network of parish volunteers who organize events and educational workshops on environmental stewardship
  • Nationally-trained Catholic Climate Ambassadors to make presentations at parishes, schools, and organizations
  • Contact Betsy at: betsyr@ccstockton.org or 209-444-5925
  • Contact Jose at: jmarin@ccstockton.org or 209-898-9201.

Recent Newsletters

2012 Oct-Nov

2012 September EJ News

2012 August EJ News

2012 July EJ News

2012 June EJ News

2012 May EJ News

2012 April EJ News

2012 March EJ News

2012 February EJ News

2012 January EJ News

2011 December EJ News

2011 November EJ News

2011 October EJ News

2011 September EJ News

2011 August EJ News

2011 July EJ News

2011 June EJ News

2011 May EJ News