Environmental Justice Ministry at SsAM
Our Environmental Justice Ministry in Wilmington, Delaware is work which grew out of Michele Roberts’ preaching at SsAM during the Season of Creation several years ago. An official description of Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice appears below. Several SsAM members are a part of this statewide group.
Environmental justice advocacy is needed now more than ever. As we go into the world, as followers of Christ we care for all. We would like you to lend a hand.
Participation in this ministry is also an excellent way to take our church beyond our walls and to get to know some of our neighbors.
Monthly meetings occur at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month via ZOOM.us teleconferences. Please contact us for details.
Friendship House Thanks DCR4EJ
On Thursday, February 24, 2022, Friendship House Empowerment Center Staff received 300 face masks donated to them by Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice. Thanks go to Linda Whitehead for making this happen!
Delaware Offers Litmus Test for Biden’s Environmental Justice Plan
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Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice (DCR4EJ) is an environmental and economic justice ministry that the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew facilitated in forming. DCR4EJ was formed as a call to action in response to a Seasons of Creation service held to honor the Rights of Mother Earth in 2011.
DCR4EJ is an environmental and economic justice collective consisting of church members, community members and individuals as well as justice-based allies and friends aligned on a mission to inform and empower communities to take action to protect the fundamental rights to clean air, water, land and food.
The DCR4EJ is an affiliate member of the Environmental Justice Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform, a national environmental and economic justice collective.
2022 DCR4EJ Brochure
Environmental Justice for Delaware
Click here to read “Mitigating Toxic Pollution in New Castle County Communities” – a 24-page look at Delaware communities affect by pollution, presented by the Union of Concerned Scientists, Environmental Justice Health Alliance, Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice, Community Housing and Empowerment Connections, Inc., and Coming Clean, published in October, 2017.