Environmental Groups In Arizona

Some Environmental Groups in AZ, because you asked


**Earth Justice Ministry at UUCP- uuejministry@gmail.com Monthly meetings on second Sundays at 1:30 pm via zoom. Maintains an email group for members and informs about issues and bills of interest environmentally. Sometimes sponsors own events- films, talks, and helps with worship services.

**UU Ministry for Earth- Aly Tharp, alytharp@uumfe.org , Advocates for environmental justice issues. Webinars on water justice and “We Shall Breathe” on 4/22, 23 and 24.  Find their newsletter here  see it online.

**UUA Green Sanctuary office- Rev. Karen Brammer https://www.uumfe.org/resources/green-sanctuary/  Has a wealth of information about how UUs can take action, help with worship, share justice stories, recommend books, and more.

**Interfaith Power and Light-  www.interfaithpowerandlight.org/  is the national organization- currently has links to watch “Kiss the Ground” and an online petition to Secy of Ag, Vilsack to dedicate resources to regenerative farming.

**AZIPL- local chapter of above org.- contact AZIPL.org or Director Doug Bland, doug.bland@azipl – they are currently seeking Faithful Advocacy Captains to be local leaders for IPL. Contact Doug if you are interested.

**Chispa- a Latin-X arm of the League of Conservation Voters that is both a 501 c3 and a 501 c4 (lobby group)- Works to develop environmental leaders in the Latin-X community. Partners with Project Roots to develop farming skills and nutrition awareness.  Puts on programs- like “Right to Breathe” – Learn more at https://chispaaz.org/ and on their facebook page.

**AFN- Arizona Faith Network- CCC or Cherishing Creation Collaborative – www.arizonafaithnetwork.org/ – Has weekly events newsletter- Primarily working to get sponsorship of a bill to permanently protect the Grand Canyon from uranium mining and a development at Tusayan..  Both  threaten native water supplies-  seeps, springs, and quality of river water.  Also coordinating with churches to provide refuge from Extreme Heat.

**The Sierra Club- www.sierraclub.org/arizona Has hikes, trail repairing, clean-up events, newsletters, legislative updates, and advocacy.

**Apache Stronghold- the San Carlos Apache website opposing the Resolution Copper mine at Oak Flat. For updates, email Sylvia Barrett  sylbarrett@gmail.com

**Elders for Climate Action- www.eldersclimateaction.org/  has regionally organized groups.

**Youth Climate Action Coalition- www.ycacyouth.org

**30 by 30, led by the Wilderness Society- currently led by Noah Offenkrantz, Environmental Organizer, noah@greencorps.org   (610) 710-9426  – Looking for young leaders.