Stephen Long, a public health physician, will discuss the EAT Lancet Commission on Food, Planet & Health: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems report at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 9:45 a.m. This study, compiled by 37 scientists and other experts from 16 countries, aims to establish a global food economy that could combat chronic diseases in wealthy nations like ours and provide better nutrition for poor ones, all without destroying the planet.
Join Lisa Brenskelle, head of the Lutherans Restoring Creation Team for the Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), for a talk on the Earth Charter. The ELCA voted to endorse the Earth Charter at its national assembly in August. The Earth Charter, while a completely secular document, is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful society. As such, it’s precepts have much in common with Christian social teaching, and indeed, with the social teaching of many faiths. This first half of this talk will cover the Earth Charter, its origins & principles, as well as materials available from the Earth Charter Initiative. The second half of the talk will explain the relationship between Earth Charter principles & Christian social teaching, using the social statements of the ELCA as a basis
For this month’s gathering, we will discuss a few interrelated themes, starting with labor and worker rights, hostile work environments, lack of work-life balance, and its effect on health and health care costs.
The Walk for Mental Health Awareness – Houston is a community based event that helps raise awareness and funding for Greater Houston area non-profit agencies and programs that provide mental health services; creating an environment for our positive public dialogue.
Holistic wellness retreat focuses on Nutrition, yoga, mindfulness and sustainability. Lecture presentations, break-out sessions, cooking demo, and plant based lunch are included in this full day retreat.
In September, Bakeyah Nelson, Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston, will discuss air quality issues in Houston & how you can take action. Air Alliance Houston believes that everyone has a right to breathe clean air. They conduct applied research, provide education, and engage in advocacy to accomplish their mission. Learn how, by working together, we can deliver cleaner air for a healthier future!
Inspiring healthy lifestyle behaviors in individuals and communities. Participants walk with the Doc(s) and ask questions on health related topics.
The 7th Annual VegFest Houston is moving to a huge new home at Minute Maid Park! Our Vegan Festival features include: superb vegan restaurants, exciting vegan and abolitionist animal rights organizations, ‘Kids Zone’ Makerspace with crafts, vegan food & fitness demos, our popular “Ask a Vegan” booth and panels, free product samples, like-minded community booths and green businesses, plus raffle prize giveaways. Join us we make history again on Saturday, July 13, 2019!
This event is a opportunity for Autism Awareness.It is also a platform for the families with autistic children to tell their story.
Weight loss and Wellness Summit – learn from breakout sessions provided by doctors, registered dietitian, nutritionist, exercise physiologist, health coach, and food for life instructor. Our inspiring Keynote Speaker is Josh Lajaunie who will share tips and tricks from his journey of going from 420 lbs to ultra marathon runner.