Together for our Common Home: A Climate Action Summit
Sponsored by the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle and Seattle University, Together for our Common Home is a 3-day climate action summit that will bring together business and non-profit leaders, educators and students, researchers, faith leaders, indigenous communities, elected officials and community leaders to learn from each other to take real action to care for our common home.
The three-day gathering will feature a lineup of inspirational and influential speakers who will share the latest environmental breakthroughs, tackle the tough issues facing sustainability, make the connection between the Earth and the poorest among us, and challenge people to authentically care for our common home and for each other.
The event will kick-off with an evening address from Cardinal Michael Czerny at St. James Cathedral. A Jesuit, Cardinal Czerny has worked to promote social justice in Canada, Latin America, Africa, and Rome and has issued calls to be “responsible citizens and protect our Common Home.”
The conference will include two days of engaging presentations emceed by Anne Thompson Chief Environmental Affairs correspondent for NBC News. Speakers include Mary Kipp at Puget Sound Energy and Kara Hurst at Amazon. More speakers are in development.
You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with people across multiple sectors and share insights to develop tangible ways you – and your community – can make a real difference for the future of our planet.
Conference organizers are currently securing speakers, corporate sponsors and organizing logistics. For more information, please contact:
- Joe Orlando, Ed.D., Special Assistant to the Provost for Special Initiatives at Seattle University, 296.5917, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Patrick Barredo, Director of Social Outreach and Advocacy, St. James Cathedral, 206.382.4515,email@example.com)
More information can be found at https://www.seattleu.edu/together-for-our-common-home/
Stay tuned for registration information.