Speaker: Virginia Sanders

Virginia Sanders is a Sierra Club Healthy Communities environmental justice organizer. She is based in Columbia, South Carolina, where she is the proud mother of two children, a grandmother and great-grandmother. Virginia is an advocate for access to clean water in her community of Columbia, and previously worked for Sierra Club to stop a two-thousand-acre development on a vital floodplain. She organized bus riders in her community to form an association to advocate for improved transit services and support a ballot initiative to invest in walking and biking infrastructure. She currently serves on the Richland County conservation commission as well as her local transportation oversight commission.

For Climate

UUCC’s Green Sanctuary Committee leads a service marking the week of international Climate Action inspired by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, and led by youth all around the world.  (Sept. 20-27). Music, poetry, and reflection challenge us to think about changes we need at the individual, institutional, and systemic levels.  The service will feature the UUCC … Continue reading For Climate