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Second Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action Summit

Time for Action: Greening our Congregations

Temple B’rith Kodesh

Sunday, May 7, 2023

NOTE: Food donations will be accepted and water bottle filling stations will be available


12:30-1:00  Tabling and registration 

1:00-1:45  Opening Ceremony

1:00- 1:10  Dr. George Kornfeld, blow the Shofar (awakening the congregation), Welcome: Rabbi Rochelle Tulik, Temple B'rith Kodesh,  Convocation: Dr. Rashid Muhammad, Just Cause, Director and Community Partnerships  

1:10-1:25  Call to action: Rev. Myra Brown of Spiritus Christi Church

1:25-1:30  RAICA introduction and opening remarks: Ruth Marchetti, RAIICA co-president

1:30-1:45  Keynote: Abigail McHugh-Grifa, Executive Director, Climate Solutions Accelerator


1:45-:2:00 Refreshments and tabling 

2:00: 4:00 Breakout Workshops Sessions

Participants have an opportunity to participate in two workshop sessions offered on  a variety of topics.   Click for Workshop Schedule and Rooms

Resources from the Effective Faith-based Advocacy Workshop



3:45-4:15  Closing Ceremony

Participants are encouraged to reconvene for a brief inspiring wrap up and energizing closing ceremony featuring music with Leah Saada-Sherman and Gregg Dougherty-Herman

We Gratefully Acknowledge our Sponsors and our hosts
Temple B'rith Kodesh and RAC-NY

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Irondequoit United

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