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Apr 29, 2016

Curtis Witek | April "Neighbor Award" Winner

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Curtis Witek is an Associate at the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) in Chicago, IL, a national non-profit organization which he describes as an “urban sustainability think and do tank”. Curtis works for RainReady, an initiative of CNT that helps communities become more resilient in the face of a changing climate.

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Apr 12, 2016

Day of Prayer Reflections

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Exactly one week ago, on April 5, 2016, thousands gathered around the world for the Global Day of Prayer for Climate Action. YECA hosted the day in partnership with A Rocha International (ARI)Climate Prayer, the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN), and the Lausanne/World Evangelical Alliance Creation Care Network (LWCCN). 

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Mar 31, 2016

Kayla Cotterman | March "Neighbor Award" Winner

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Kayla Cotterman is an MS student at Michigan State University studying the impacts of climate change on crop production and water availability in the Central High Plains region of the United States.

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Mar 21, 2016

Current Job Opportunities at Y.E.C.A.

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Young Evangelicals for Climate Action invites highly motivated candidates to apply for two currently available staff positions. Any questions about these positions can be directed to our National Organizer and Spokesperson, Rachel Lamb.

  1. National Organizer and Spokesperson
  2. Communications Coordinator

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Feb 29, 2016

Annie Lord | February "Neighbor Award" Winner

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Annie Lord is an MS student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, where she studies water conservation and energy resources and oversees the Badger Catholic Club’s Vita Pura ministry.

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Feb 23, 2016

Y.E.C.A. at work in Iowa

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We are proud to have three YECA Project Leaders working in Iowa this year at Dordt College and Northwestern College. Each has engaged with presidential hopefuls over the past few months leading up to the Iowa caucuses, asking the candidates about their plans to address the climate crisis.

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Feb 09, 2016

YECA Welcomes Rick Morris to Steering Committee

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We are excited to welcome Rick Morris to the YECA Steering Committee, and look forward to his leadership and ministry experience contributions as we work together to implement YECA's mission and vision.

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Jan 29, 2016

Paul Simonin | January "Neighbor Award" Winner

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Paul Simonin is an aquatic ecologist at Cornell University working with the Environmental Change Initiative affiliated with the University of Notre Dame. He is formerly an Au Sable Graduate Fellow and is currently a visiting scientist with A Rocha.

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Jan 08, 2016

Connecting Missions with Climate Action and Creation Care

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It might be too early to tell what God is doing in and through the hearts and minds of over 16,000 college students who participated in the Urbana Missions Conference in St. Louis last week. However, I left the conference hopeful for the ChurchΓÇÖs participation in the restoration of creation, specifically in addressing climate change. I had the opportunity to exhibit at the conference through my work with Care of Creation and was able to support a range of conversations on creation care and climate action among conference participants.

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Dec 11, 2015

The Last Day of COP21: Waiting, Watching, Praying

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All is quiet here in the blue zone today as negotiations that went all through last night continue behind closed doors. Everyone is waiting to hear news of progress and a new agreement text–this time, the final version that will be adopted by all the nations of the world. As we wait, here is the latest news and analysis:

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