On 11 March, grassroots people of diverse religions are coming together around the world for the biggest-ever faith-based global day of action to sound the alarm for climate justice.
A global, multi-faith coalition of established and emerging climate leaders in faith communities – across 14 countries – has come together to create an ambitious statement “Sacred People, Sacred Earth” and an accompanying day of action that reflects our deepest values and beliefs.
As a global, multi-faith, grassroots alliance, we stand for equity and compassion for all, and we deplore injustice. We know that we cannot afford to wait for governments and financial institutions to act first; we understand that change starts with us. We are organizing grassroots people of diverse religions in support of the following demands, and we are leading by example.
We call for:
Register here by 8 March: https://docs.google.com/forms/u/3/d/1Vswk1kZBlDGbdhn_pxHD5MIWw0rtiw7b2Iv3NDwCr10/edit
We will be sounding the alarm for climate by making noise: blowing the shofar, banging drums, whatever fits your faith tradition.
Join in signing the Position Statement & 10 Demands: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/sacred-people-sacred-earth-sign-the-multi-faith-climate-statement
More information and resources:
Find more virtual actions and resources for the day of action here: Sacredpeoplesacredearth.org
GreenFaith (USA and global coordinator)
Australian Religious Response to Climate Change
Instituto de Estudos da Religião (ISER – Brasil)
Faith & the Common Good (Canada)
Alianza Interreligiosa y Espiritual por el Clima (Chile)
GreenFaith Nigeria, hosted at Nigerian Conservation Foundation
Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute
Inter-Religious Council of Uganda
Faith for the Climate Network (United Kingdom)
And numerous co-sponsoring organizations
Watch the Global Livestream event here (4 AM PT / 11 AM London Time / 1PM SAST)