February 2023 Climate Action Calendar
Updated: Feb 11
February 4, 2023, from 9 a.m. to Noon the Rogue Basin Water Action Community will have its 2023 Kick-off Event at the Medford Library Large Meeting Room, 205 S. Central Ave. The event is free and open to everyone. Click here for more information.
February 5, 2023, at 1:30–5:15 p.m. PST- The tenth annual Oregon Interfaith Earth Summit will take place in faith communities all over Oregon on Sunday afternoon February 5th. The theme for this state-wide event, organized by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, is "Care for Our Common Home: Building Neighborhoods for Climate Resilience." In Rogue Valley, our Rogue Valley Interfaith Action Group will be hosting a local gathering at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S.Holly Street, Medford, OR 97501 at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Registration is $25; Students are $10; scholarships are also available. Register here.
February 7, 2023, at 11 a.m. PST - Climate Cafe Multifaith meets on Tuesdays twice a month, with extras on occasion. We share topics, inspiration, and friendship at the intersection of faith and climate change. On Feb. 7th we dive into a conversation about oceans with Byron Walker. We will explore ocean science, a little ecology, some theology, and maybe even a little ‘end times.’ Find more about the Climate Cafe Multifaith at faiths4future.org/climate-cafe.
February 7, 2023, from 6:30 -8:00 p.m. PST - Rogue Reimagined will have Community Listening Sessions at the Talent Community Center, Dinner will be provided.
February 8, 2023, at 10 a.m. PST - the monthly installment of UCC's Creation Justice Webinars will address the Land Back Movement, which has been succinctly described as the generations-long struggle to put “Indigenous lands back into Indigenous hands.” Register here.
February 15, 2023, at 10 a.m. PST- the next Movement Cafe centers on the United Methodist Earthkeepers. The Movement Cafe is part of a grassroots movement within the United Methodist Church and will run on 3rd Wednesdays. Learn more about the Movement Cafe and register.
February 20, 2023 - Urgent Optimists starts a fictional future simulation known as Welcome Party,” where ten years from now. in 2033. nations are welcoming immigrants relocating from places in the world made "unlivable" by a worsening global climate emergency. Join this simulation to spend 10 days in the future of climate migration. Play begins 2/20/2023 after the 10-day simulation of journal writing.
February 21, 2023, at 11 a.m. PST - Climate Cafe Multifaith meets on Tuesdays twice a month, with extras on occasion. We share topics, inspiration, and friendship at the intersection of faith and climate change. Find more about the Climate Cafe Multifaith at faiths4future.org/climate-cafe.
February 23, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PST - Rogue Climate Cinema Project is offering a Celebrate Youth Leadership event, which includes a free, in-person film screening of Youth v. GOV. and a panel discussion about local youth climate justice organizing efforts.
February 24-25, 2023 Southern Oregon University is having Climate Justice Conference 2023 "to discuss, learn, and take action toward centering racial equity and social justice in the climate change resistance and resilience movements. The goal of the conference is to accelerate the pace with which a racial equity lens is integrated into regional climate change mitigation, adaptation, and resilience efforts."