Author Archives for Daniel Bellerose

A CSCS Update in Uncertain Times

April 9, 2020 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As spring arrives in earnest (and unusually early here in Virginia), we’re reminded that Lent is about repentance, but ultimately it is a season of renewal.  In this season of pandemic, at CSCS we likewise want to hold both the anxiety and suffering, and the promise of healing and hope.  So in the midst of the reality of social distancing, closed schools and businesses, and added stresses in life: We remember that we are a... View Article

Center deepens commitment to advocacy through new grant-funded teams

February 26, 2020 9:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This year the Center is starting a new grant-funded program, which will allow us to engage more deeply in our mission of advocacy around climate issues: Mennonite Creation Care Advocacy Teams. The Mennonite Creation Care Advocacy Teams program is in partnership with the Sustainability Alumni Network (SAN), a group which “connects young adults on environmental initiatives, supports sustainability clubs at Mennonite colleges & universities, and amplifies members’ climate advocacy within the Mennonite Church and beyond”... View Article

Campus Ambassadors continue important work on Mennonite campuses

January 8, 2020 8:48 am Published by 1 Comment

Our newest cohort of Campus Sustainability Ambassadors have been hard at work this year putting on events on their campuses. Together, they have planned eight different events on their campuses, and reached over 300 students with their events. From increasing composting and recycling capabilities on campus, to leading student climate strikes, our Ambassadors have been inspiring their campuses to engage more fully with climate action. We can’t wait to see what they will do during... View Article