The United Nations
International Day of Peace.
the UN selects a theme
to promote global peace initiatives.
This year, the focus is...
Here is a bit from their website about
is necessary for
"Climate change causes clear threats to international peace and security. Natural disasters displace three times as many people as conflicts, forcing millions to leave their homes and seek safety elsewhere. The salinization of water and crops is endangering food security, and the impact on public health is escalating. The growing tensions over resources and mass
movements of people are affecting every country on every continent."
You can read more here...
Climate Action for Peace
So, what climate action can we take?
We can continue to take our individual actions...
reduce, reuse, recycle, etc.
But we also need to
Millions of people around the world
joined the Global Climate Strike this week,
calling for this kind of massive CHANGE.
As Sir David Attenborough says,
we need to change
That's a tall order.
It can only be done if we
affects us all,
whether we are
Happy Labor Day!
Let's take this holiday weekend
to reflect on all the purple work
that needs to be done.
Listening takes effort.
Opening hearts and minds is not easy.
Finding common ground is hard work.
Whose JOB is it anyway?
No time to rest!
Enjoy your holiday
Let's get working!
"Meet in the Middle" is a Purple Living Room campaign encouraging people from across the political spectrum to meet together each week in order to find common ground. Each middle of the week (WEDNESDAY!) we'll post an update on Purple Living Room Project activities. Share YOUR progress on our Facebook group page or in the comments here. Our goal?