The Environmental Justice Committee works to advance, educate and participate with individuals and groups to improve the condition of the environment for all of the earth’s inhabitants through direct action, education and advocacy in harmony with the environment.
To improve the environmental footprint of our parish, it’s members, and the community.
To conduct direct action by implementing such programs as, composting, tree plantings and maintenance, stormwater reduction, neighborhood clean ups, energy reduction strategies, and other environmental efforts to improve our footprint through collaboration within the parish and with partners.
To educate each other through information sharing and with speakers to explore and expose the adverse effects humans have on the environment and its inhabitants and to propose solutions to improve these effects.
- Educate about the scarcity of potable water and it’s disparate impact on people in the state, country and international
- Sponsor speakers to discuss the need and ways to conserve water
- Direct action by participating in stormwater management activities and legislative action regarding water-related issues
- Increase participation of parishioners and school children in the work of Environmental Justice