PWR and UUCSJ Goldmine Justice Journey 2019
Type of event: Training
Sponsor: Pacific Western Region of the UUA
Regional Goldmine Justice Journey for Youth and Adults next summer!
Do you have a passion for environmental justice?
Did you read the UN’s Climate Report? Our Earth needs action now!
Have you wanted to collaborate with grassroots organizations to create a lasting partnership in solidarity with local communities?
Ever wondered what it would be like to make a real difference while also learning hands on skills and concepts?
Join us for a leadership, immersion experience focusing on environmental sustainability through service, learning, and spiritual practice designed to be reflective and to sustain future justice work. We’ll be partnering with Day One, an environmental advocacy group based in Pasadena.
You are invited!
25 multigenerational participants - Youth (rising 9th - rising 12th graders), and adults 25+.
Cost is $450.00 per person for 5 days which covers all meals, lodging at the church, and local transportation (air and ground transportation to the Throop Church is not included).
Scholarships are available here. No one with interest will miss this event for financial reasons.
The Pacific Western Region and UU College of Social Justice Goldmine Justice Journey provides an opportunity to:
Gain a deeper understanding of social justice issues and strategies for creating change
Reflect on questions of identity, power and privilege, the intersections of spirituality and activism, and the ways that you are called to work for justice in the world
Build community with other youth who are passionate about making a positive impact
Learn from grassroots community organizations through hands-on engagement
Prepare to return home inspired and motivated to take action in your community
In addition, the group will engage in centering practices as a way to build a lifelong foundation for justice work and compassionate understanding.
For more information please contact PWR Youth Ministries Specialist, Eric Bliss at ebliss [at] uua [dot] org