Church Resolutions: Oppose Environmental Racism

This year, General Convention — the legislative governing body of the Episcopal Church — passed 19 resolutions for the care of God’s creation. Each Tuesday, we’ll feature one here!

A011 Oppose Environmental Racism

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2018- A011: Oppose Environmental Racism

States the church’s belief that that no community, especially poor communities or members of marginalized ethnic groups, “should bear a disproportionate risk of environmental pollution or degradation.” The resolution creates a task force of 12 people with requested funding of $30,000 “to study and report specific recommendations for appropriate changes in federal, state, or local law.”

Read the full text here: https://www.vbinder.net/resolutions/A011

Learn about all 19 resolutions here: https://episcopalclimatenews.com/2018/07/20/general-convention-passes-19-resolutions-for-the-care-of-gods-creation/

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