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WEDNESDAY OCT 14

W E D N E S D A Y   O C T   1 4   H E A D L I N E R S

b e i n g .  C O N T E M P L A T I V E S   i n   A C T I O N :

P L A Y B O O K S ,  P U B L I S H I N G ,   P O P E S   &  P O E T R Y 

Wednesday at a glance...

tree suffering from drought in Amazon rainforestburning Alumna wrapped in red blanket reads Laudato Si under a tree

ALL SESSIONS include LIVE OPENING SEGMENTS, either LIVE PRESENTATIONS or VIDEO SCREENINGS,

and IN-THE-MOMENT AUDIENCE DISCUSSIONS on ZOOM led by tUrn MODERATORS.

 COOKING TODAY                    

The Forge Garden pressents today's cooking challenge: FOODS from YOUR CULTURE.  

COUNTING TODAY                   

    • Summary: Participants will do a quick plug-load energy audit of their homes (identifying how many electronic devices are plugged in), research the source and fuel mix of their household’s energy, and advocate for more renewable energy in their communities.

  

9:00–10:00 AM                

TAKING ACTION: Using SCU’s Sustainability Playbooks with Lindsey Kalkbrenner, Director, Center for Sustainability

In this workshop participants will learn about SCU's actions to address the climate crisis through operations, academics, mobilizing engagement and about how Sustainability Guides and Liaisons can be agents of change.

Featuring co-facilitators Lindsey Kalkbrenner, Director of Center for Sustainability at SCU and Amelia Lee, '23 and panelists Carol Kelly, Janice DeMonsi, Grace Lin-Cereghino and Kayla Wells.

Thank you to these turn partners! This event has concluded.

 

10:30–11:45 AM              

HOW’S IT GOING? RACIAL JUSTICE, JOURNALISM, COVID-19 & CLIMATE DENIAL

Barbara Kelley (Journalism) and Kristin Kusanovich discuss a few of the overlapping crises of our world, their connections to climate denialism campaigns, and how publishers like DeSmog Blog can make unique and critical contributions to climate crisis awareness and action.

Thank you to these turn partners! This event has concluded.

 

NOON —‑10 PM              

TEN HOURS of LAUDATO SI’:

Why 10 hours? 1 hour for each year of this critical decade for a just transition.

This Laudat-athon is a centerpiece of every tUrn week. Fall 2020's texts include Pope Frances’ Laudato Si' (Encyclical on Care for our Common Home) along with additional texts and eco-poetry from other faith traditions. Fr. Kevin O’Brien, SJ, President of SCU and Fr. Joseph Mueller, SJ, Dean, Jesuit School of Theology will join us.

12-4pm: Laudato Si'; 4-6pm: Interfaith Environmental Poetry; 6-10pm: Laudato Si'.

EMAIL turnproject @ scu.edu if you have any questions or suggestions.
Visit www.scu.edu/turn/laudato-si for all of this information and more.
To sign up for a 20 minute reading time click here in March 2021: SIGN UP
To download the text of Laudato Si' click here: GET LAUDATO SI'
To download the texts for the 4:00-6:00 PM portion of the reading, visit this page or scu.edu/tUrn/laudato-si in March 2021.
To RSVP to attend, read, or listen on Zoom click here in March 2021.

Thank you for being a part of this as a listener or reader or both!