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May 2017

Kate Raworth on Economics as if People and the Earth Mattered

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Come hear Kate Raworth discuss her new book Doughnut Economics at the JP Forum. May 7th 7pm-9pm First Church JP | in the Sanctuary UK Economist Kate Raworth, author of Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist We cannot hope to address extreme inequality, racial divisions, and ecological destruction without a new worldview. We cannot use the economic models that caused our crises to solve them. In Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist,…

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June 2017

Disrupting the System – The Valve-Turners Direct Action Panel

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Climate organizers turned emergency shut-off valves on all 5 pipelines that carry tar sands oil into the United States. What can we learn from this direct action that shut down 15% of US crude oil imports for nearly a day?

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Retrofitting Our Residences: Beyond Fossil Fuels

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Featuring a panel of experts on how to save energy and reduce the carbon footprint of your home —while helping achieve the Boston Climate Action Plan.

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Boston’s Future Buildings: How Do We Get To Net Zero?

June 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Bostonians have a tremendous opportunity to show how our state and our nation can accelerate this transition by maximizing energy efficiency and local, renewable sources of energy.

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On your Own But Not Alone

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Co-hosted by JP@ HOME Older adulthood presents unique challenges. Nancy Goldner (Ph.D, LICSW) sh her clinical and personal experience identifying the resources and signature strengths that sustain physical and emotional wellbeing for those of us who live alone. As we enter later life, meeting these challenges requires single people to tap our remarkable human capacity to adapt to a life circumstance that may not have turned out as we expected. At the Forum, JP resident Nancy Goldner (Ph.D, LICSW) will…

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