Phyllis Theermann

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Concerned about:
Your Family’s Health,
The Climate,
Environmental Justice

Want to:
Make A Difference In Your Community,
Meet New People

Wellesley residents are encouraged to come to the next Sustainable Wellesley action meeting THIS Sunday, October 20th from 2:00-3:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Wellesley Congregational (“Village”) Church (2 Central St.) which has handicap accessibility.

There are many ways Wellesley residents of all ages can make a difference and feel like they are “doing something”.

Learn about the many campaigns, projects, and opportunities there are for you to participate in, or bring your own ideas for  making a difference, both here in our community and as we work for environmental justice throughout the Commonwealth.

No experience necessary; just come with you variety of talents, enthusiasm and knowledge.

Some of the items on the agenda include:

  • ANOTHER Gas release at 25-50X normal levels

  • Legislative Action Day. Time to flex our political muscles together

  • Renewable energy to meet the town’s 2020 goal

  • Food recovery, composting & plastic waste reduction

  • Sustainable Fashion

For more information, contact info@SustainableWellesley.com.

To learn more about the not-for-profit organization, go to www.SustainableWellesley.com.

Website update is in the works! Let us know if you want to help out on that too.

Phyllis Theermann

 

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In the aftermath of the election, we wanted to reach out to you — our Wellesley neighbors — who share our deep concern for the environment and our planet.

The election outcome has sent our country into uncharted waters. For the first time, we will have a president who considers climate change to be a matter of belief, rather than science. In this new era of uncertainty, it will be up to local communities such as ours to continue to promote actions and decisions that will protect our planet. We will need to organize as never before.

In the meantime, we invite you to share your thoughts with us about how you are feeling and processing the events of this week. We are here for you and we are listening. Our email address is: info@sustainablewellesley.com, or feel free to message us here on Facebook. 

 

In solidarity,

 

Jeff, Lise, Paul, Phyllis, Quentin and Scott

 

Sustainable Wellesley Leadership Team 

we-are-listening

 

Phyllis Theermann

inerfaith - answering the callThe Boston area community will be gathering on Monday, October 12th for an interfaith movement for action on climate change.  Welcoming Reception & Sign-in begin at 6:30pm and the full program will run from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Road, in Wellesley, MA. Please bring family and friends and join this special interfaith event as messages of hope, inspiration, and action for healing our world are shared. To RSVP or for more information and a current list of our sponsors and supporters, visit here.

Together voices will be raised as unified people of faith and seize the moment for concrete, communal action to safeguard our planet.

With his encyclical in June and U.S. visit in September, Pope Francis has created an opportunity for people of all faiths to respond to the challenge of climate change as an issue of moral imperative and social justice with “a new and universal solidarity.”

At this event — part service, part forum, part rally — folks will gather to learn