Our Ongoing Call to Environmental Justice

Our Ongoing Call to Environmental Justice

By Dr. Brian Campbell Just before Christmas, I drove the icy roads from Pella to visit Matt Russell and Justin Jordan at their neighboring farms in the southern part of Marion County. I was excited to finally walk the fields and meet the families that hosted so many...
Faith Statement on Climate Change Update

Faith Statement on Climate Change Update

By Matt Russell We invite all Iowans of faith and conscience to join us by signing onto Called to Uphold Our Values & Upheave Injustice: 2020 Iowa Interfaith Statement on Climate Action written by Iowa IPL’s five summer college student leaders. This year we...
Advancing Smart, Hopeful Public Policy

Advancing Smart, Hopeful Public Policy

By Matt Russell We live in a time of great hope and promise. The 2020 election season, which finished in Georgia a week ago yesterday, was fair, transparent, and saw a record number of Americans participate. A clear majority of Americans chose a policy agenda...
Let’s Keep Talking About Climate Change

Let’s Keep Talking About Climate Change

By Matt Russell As a person of faith, sometimes people ask me, “Aren’t you just preaching to the choir?” when I’m talking about solutions to the climate crisis. Truth be told, talking is action. As people of faith and conscience, we know...