Organize the members, friends, and youth of the congregation to advocate with governmental and business leaders for local, state, national, and international legislation and programs relating to climate change through UU associational partnerships (the UU Service Committee, UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland, UUs for Social Justice, UU UN Office) as well as other non-governmental organizations and advocacy groups.
There is a lot going on in the Advocacy arena.
- Kathy Rose presented information on the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) at Coffee Hour in December. CCL is working in the US Congress to introduce legislation – The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, (https://citizensclimatelobby.org/).
- Betty Jackson is introducing UUCC Members to the Earth Forum in Howard County. (http://www.firstpreshc.org/earth-forum/).
- The UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland (UULM-MD – https://www.uulmmd.org/ ) is a member of the Maryland Climate Coalition working to influence the Maryland Legislature on climate related issues. UUCC Member, Phil Webster, is the UULM-MD task lead on climate.
Contact: Albert Holm