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.
When you participate in a Fight For Air Climb event, you are stepping up to make a positive impact for those affected by lung disease. You will raise funds to support the American Lung Association’s mission while climbing the stairs of a skyscraper.
Whether you are climbing alone or with friends and family, for a healthier lifestyle or in honor of all those who are affected by lung disease, you will achieve a sense of personal accomplishment when you reach the top. Defeating the physical challenge and reaching the height of your fundraising potential will be a gratifying experience. Every Step Counts as we move forward in our fight for healthy lungs and clean air!