Ground for Hope - Wisconsin
Original event information:
Sunday, Oct. 21, 2:00-8:00 pm - Islamic Society of Milwaukee Community Center
Monday, Oct. 22, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm - Archbishop Cousins Center
Are you a lay leader, seminarian or clergy? Do you want resources to enrich your teaching, programming and preaching on the environment? Would you like to meet leaders in this field - and meet people like you who want our faith communities to do more to protect the planet?
If yes - Ground for Hope-Wisconsin is for you.
Sunday Keynote Speaker - Winona LaDuke
Native American stories of cultures and faiths creating a green, just future
-- Sunday Evening "Green," Vegetarian Iftar - Islamic Society of Milwaukee's Community Center
Monday Kickoff Speaker - Ken Leinbach
Executive Director, The Urban Ecology Center
-- Monday Afternoon Eco Bus Tours
This event will give lay and ordained leaders from diverse religious communities the resources and connections they need to carry out meaningful, high-impact environmental work:
-- Worship and the environment -- Religiously-based environmental education
-- 'Greening' the operation of religious facilities -- Environmental justice and advocacy
-- Sustainable food for faith-based institutions -- Effective green teams
-- Regional environmental priorities -- Sacred texts and the environment
The many hotels near Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport are within 5 - 10 minutes of our conference sites.
There are also a very limited number of inexpensive housing options within walking distance of the Cousins Center. If you need this sort of reduced housing, please contact Steven Shippee at 414-425-8300 x 7191 or firstname.lastname@example.org .