The Mannar coastline has eroded significantly over the past 10 years, causing the historic first British Governor’s mansion (pictured) to fall into the sea.
Climate change is not just a scientific issue or an economic issue—it is an ethical issue. So for religious leaders, guiding people on how to live their lives in ways that recognize the impacts of human behavior on the climate is critical—especially in Southeast and South Asia, where evidence of climate change is all too visible.
Part of the national day of climate action, from 10:00 - noon, gather at the new Center Street Bridge with a breakfast potluck and a photo shoot spanning the river. From there, ride bikes to the Downtown Community Garden, SE 6th St & Scott Ave to build compost bins on site.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.