The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax VA, All Souls Unitarian DC, Cedar Lane and River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregations in MD and the Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice created this toolkit to assist congregations, schools and youth groups to play the game and to help people to reduce their carbon footprints.
A resource for community groups developed by Faith for Climate to encourage others to recycle plastic bags.
Drawdown by Paul Hawken
Drawdown proposes 100 of the most substantive climate change solutions and with it, the history, the cost, benefits, and possible implementation of each.
Videos, infographics, photos, book stories, and blogs on healing the Earth through a process called Regenerative Agriculture.
The Secret Life of Trees
The Secret Life of Trees explores the way trees work and what they are, finding out how they communicate, how they tell the time, how they came to exist, and much much more.
Learn more about Ecotourism practices and destinations.
Learn about Intentional Communities, which seek to serve the needs of people and planet, and discover communities near you.
The Happy Planet Index Rates countries on how well they create sustainable and happy lives, as opposed to more traditional rating approaches.
The Mothers Out Front RVA team serves the Richmond, VA area including the surrounding suburbs. Together, they tackle issues affecting our neighborhoods and our families. They empower moms right here in RVA to become fierce community advocates.
The Center for Integrative Conservation Research at the University of Georgia engages in research and teaching on conservation and sustainability.
An organization born out of the spirit of Standing Rock and countless other social movements working to implement market mechanism solutions to the most pressing problems in the United States.
A guide for Congregations wanting to cut their Greenhouse Gasses. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) Climate Action Group created this information kit to assist other congregations in taking steps to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions.
Biophiliccities promotes the integration of nature with cities, and to conserve and celebrate nature as a way of life.
The Great Work by Thomas Berry
The Great Work urges us to use Earth as a source of happiness and wonder, rather than as a commodity for our own personal use. Berry pushes for us to make profound societal change beginning in education, and spreading to ethics, politics, and economics.
Learn about forest healing and rejuvenation practices, and find a Forest Bathing guide near you.
Interfaith Power & Light seeks to bring people of all faiths to be faithful stewards of Creation. The News and Resources tab offers climate change and alternative energy information, and statements from various religious leaders on climate change.
An example of a Whole Earth Healing reiki practice.
Article and video; “The Earth is a Gift to Mankind”
A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that seeks to heal human systems that diminish individual worth and separates humans artificially from the rest of nature in many ways. We affirm that people must be healthy and develop multiple intelligences so all of life, individuals, and human and biotic systems on Earth can flourish.
A non-profit 501 (c) 3 publicly funded organization established in 1971. Their goal for over four decades has been to help save millions of critical ecosystem acreage from Alaska to the Amazon but primarily in the Southeastern United States. They have done this through applied science based research and fine art photographic still and video documentation.
Williams City Farm’s goal is to not only to grow delicious fruits and vegetables but to show / education the local community on how they may grow and sustain a garden for themselves. This little urban farm therefore seeks to partner with various groups to educate our youth and adults on various garden methods.
Articles and workshops about risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.
Statistics, infographics, fact sheets, and educational articles on mental illness.
Resources and guides for educators and families for a child with mental health concerns.
Resources for mental health education and the state’s learning standards for health.
Mental health screening surveys, as well as information and resources on various mental health conditions.
Wellbeing Solutions takes an evidence-based strategy to balance the many dimensions of your life — for optimal health and vitality.
Social and emotional learning (SEL) lessons for K12 teachers and students, available at no charge. Everfi offers games and lesson plans on SEL, finance, and health.
Edutopia has an extensive list of social and emotional learning (SEL) resources for parents on topics like having difficult conversations with children, being a more effective parent, and building emotional strength.
Greater Good is a website published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. They provide videos, quizzes, articles, and other resources, to teach people how to live a meaningful life and create wellbeing based on the science of wellbeing.
Got Core Values℠ brings positive cultures to a place children spend a tremendous amount of critical, formative time: their schools.
The National Council on Family Relations explores what is called “Family Science:” the scientific study of families and close interpersonal relationships and provides an extensive resource collection for the public.
NFFCMH has resources on mental health advocacy and promotion for families, caregivers, and children. They also provide a free course on self-care for parents and caregivers and a valuable tool to discuss and prevent bullying
A resource kit designed to help educators teach children about healthy and respectful relationships. They also provide information on the pilot program, and additional relationship teaching and learning resources.
Greater Good is a website published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. They provide many articles on building and maintaining relationships, and more.
Social and Emotional Learning resources, rubrics, guides for educators and leaders, and research on various topics
Online training courses on maintaining healthy family relationships free of charge.
Tips for Healthy and Effective Communication reference sheet.
Tips for Conflict Management reference sheet