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June 2021 Newsletter

Respect for All Beings, Not Just People

“Buddhism has a core value in interconnectedness, everything is dependent on everything else,” said Anne Walter, the Director of Drepung Gomang Center For Engaging Compassion. “When His Holiness, Dalai Lama, was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, it was the first Nobel Peace Prize that had a component about Earth care or environmental concern in it. Since then, a bunch of Buddhist teachers have spoken out with great emphasis on the importance of caring for the environment. Buddhism itself is rooted in the interconnectedness – respect for all beings – not just people.” Read more on the Kentucky IPL Blog! 

Now Hiring!

We are looking for a new Executive Director. This person will be responsible for the overall direction and management of the organization to achieve its mission, vision, and strategic goals. The ideal candidate will have substantive experience in non-profit conservation or faith-based organizations; be a proven fundraiser; have strong outreach and managerial skills; and be passionate about our mission. Read More and Apply Now! And please share this posting widely!

Going Green Outreach Update

Kentucky IPL is excited to be a recipient of the Louisville Sustainability Council Community Microgrant program for our Going Green Outreach program.  Join Audrie Lamb, our Going Green Outreach VISTA, at the June Green Drinks event (online) on June 16 at 6pm, where she will talk about this program, why it matters, and how you can participate. Register now.

Bits & Pieces

  • Our next REAL Good News event with 100% Renewable Energy Louisville and the St. Paul Christian Action Group will be held online on Saturday, June 12, from 7-8:30pm ET. Guest speakers include Louisville Energy Manager Zachary Tyler, Sarah Lynn Cunningham from the Louisville Climate Action Network, and many more!  Register Now!

  • Our Green Leaders are getting together every month to learn together and support each other. Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month, from 3:30pm to 4:30pm ET. Join the Green Leaders Email List for more information.

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4934 Brownsboro Rd.  | Louisville, Kentucky 40222
502-210-8920 | info@kentuckyipl.org

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