Community Outreach Partner
In September and October, First Unitarian is partnering with Iowa Interfaith Power and Light.
Iowa IPL is a statewide organization that is mobilizing the religious community to become leaders in the movement for climate action through education, assistance with carbon footprints reductions, and advocacy for sustainable energy policies. They are currently working with over 300 congregations and have over 2,000 individuals.
The mission of Iowa Interfaith Power & Light (Iowa IPL) is to empower people of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on climate change.
Founded in 2006, Iowa IPL is a part of the national Interfaith Power & Light movement. They are a statewide organization mobilizing the religious community to become leaders in the movement for climate action.
Iowa IPL envisions a stable climate where humans live in right and just relationship, interconnected with a healthy, thriving, natural world.
They build this vision by…
Inspiring and engaging individuals, families, and faith and local communities to embody spiritual and societal transformation by reducing their greenhouse gas emissions while building a new relationship with Earth.
Mobilizing people of faith and conscience to advocate for just and equitable climate solutions at the local, state, and national levels.
Working collaboratively with the IPL national network, the network of values-driven faith and secular organizations in Iowa, diverse partner organizations, and marginalized communities.
Modeling shared leadership and decision-making within our organization and our partnerships.
Focusing on our common values by broadly communicating the moral obligation to address the urgency of global warming and connecting that work to related issues.
Check out their website – Iowa Interfaith Power and Light – https://iowaipl.org/
Check out the October 26th conference in CR – https://iowaipl.org/called-to-climate-action/
Check out our volunteer opportunities – forthcoming!
Mission and History: https://iowaipl.org/about/mission-history/