PWR UUCSJ Goldmine Justice Journey for Youth and Adults
Type of event: Training
Sponsor: Pacific Western Region of the UUA
Goldmine Justice Journey for Youth and Adults
Do you have a passion for environmental justice?
Have you been interested to partner with grassroots organizations to create a lasting partnership in solidarity with local communities?
Have you ever wanted to make a real difference while learning hands on skills and concepts?
You are invited! Join us for a week-long immersion experience focusing on leadership development environmental sustainability through service, learning, and a meditation practice designed to be reflective and to sustain future justice work.
25 multigenerational participants - youth (rising 9th - rising 12th graders), YA’s and adults. Families with youth, YA’s and adults welcome.
Cost is $450.00 per person. All meals, lodging at the church, local transportation (air and ground transportation to the Throop Church is not included).
Staff: Eric Bliss, PWR Youth Specialist, Rev. Jaelynn Scott, Buddhist minister and UU Religious Educator, Katie Covey, PWR Mission Trip Lead.
The Pacific Western Region Justice Journey provides an opportunity to practice environmental sustainability in the unique permaculture urban garden at Throop, as well as a variety of community projects and events. In addition, the group will engage in centering meditative UU and Buddhist practices as developed by Rev. Jaelynn Scott’s Mutuality Movement as a way to build a lifelong foundation for justice work and compassionate understanding.
Contact: Katie Covey, PWR Justice Journey Lead at katiecovey [at] gmail [dot] com.