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Environmental Advocacy Training & Stewardship Panel

April 10, 2019 | Quaker Welcome Center and Online

By Sarah Holtsclaw, Emily Wirzba, March 5, 2019

Join us on April 10 the next event in our Quaker Change Maker Series featuring Emily Wirzba and Milo Keller from FCNL's Sustainable Energy and Environment team. Hear stories of Friends’ faith in action as we are called to be wise stewards of what God has provided.

"We declare that humankind must respect the ecological integrity and the sacredness of the natural world. All on this earth are interdependent, and we are strongly mindful of the call to be wise stewards of what God has provided. Friends’ testimonies have deep relevance to the global environmental crises we see unfolding around us." - The World We Seek, Statement of Legislative Policy

Witness Wednesday, April 10, 2019

9:00 a.m. ET
Participate in an environmental lobby training with Sustainable Energy and Environment Program Assistant, Milo Keller. RSVP to attend in person. Interested in joining over video conference? Email qwc@fcnl.org for details.

5:15 p.m. ET
Join us in the Quaker Welcome Center parlor to take a moment to reflect in keeping with the Quaker practice of silent worship. RSVPs not required.

The World We Seek: Now Is the Time

6:30 p.m. ET
Join us for an environmental stewardship panel with FCNL lobbyist on Sustainable Energy and Environment, Emily Wirzba. You can join in person at the Quaker Welcome Center in Washington, D.C. or from the comfort of your home over Zoom video webinar or telephone.

Register to join this conversation in person at the Quaker Welcome Center or online via Zoom Webinar. The instructions and link to live-stream will be emailed to registrants.

You can also tune in via telephone. At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10th dial 1-646-558-8656 and when prompted enter the Webinar ID: 515 962 891.

Sarah Holtsclaw

  • Program Assistant, Quaker Outreach

Sarah Holtsclaw serves as Quaker Outreach Young Fellow, working alongside Quaker Field Secretary Christine Ashley, to build and deepen Quaker engagement and advocacy from a spirit-led perspective. She empowers constituents to share their stories and build relationships with their Members of Congress through faith-based lobbying.

Emily Wirzba

  • Legislative Representative, Sustainable Energy and Environment

Emily Wirzba leads FCNL’s lobbying work to achieve bipartisan recognition of climate change and action in Congress. Emily meets with members of Congress and their staff to promote FCNL's environmental priorities. She also works closely with FCNL's network across the country to organize constituents to lobby, write, and advocate for bipartisan environmental action in Congress. She currently serves as co-chair of the Washington Interreligious Staff Community's Energy and Ecology Working Group.