Through more than 60 presentations given by Huda Alkaff, Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative reached 1,750 people of at least 18 different faiths, spiritualities and philosophies in Wisconsin and beyond, with a focus on environmental justice c
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On May 7, in the days before the beginning of the Islamic month of Ramadan, I spoke with Huda Alkaff, a trained ecologist and environmental educator.
During Ramadan the Islamic holy month of the Qur'an -the holy book for Muslims-, daily fasting -no food or water- from dawn till dusk, Wisconsin Green Muslims is organizing its 13th annual Green Ramadan campaign with daily acts of sustainable living.
All Wisconsin Kindergarten-Grade 12 students are encouraged to participate in the 13th Interfaith Earth Month poster contest. Students are invited to create a poster that can represent Wisconsin Interfaith Earth Month.
Q&A with Huda Alkaff Q: How did you get involved in environmentalism and energy issues?
Bringing Solar to Places of Worship Huda Alkaff is using the "group buy" model to inspire congregations to install panels through a program she's dubbed Faith & Solar.
Through more than 40 presentations given by Huda Alkaff, Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative - a partnership between Wisconsin Green Muslims and RENEW Wisconsin - reached over 1,000 people of at least 18 different faiths, spiritualities and ph
Spreading light Perry, a Milwaukee native who worked as a firefighter for 27 years, had long been interested in the idea of solar power for the center. But he embraced it in earnest at the encouragement of Huda Alkaff, who runs the Wisconsin Green Muslims organization.
Wisconsin Green Muslims is co-leading the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative, an interfaith peer-learning solar program that demonstrates how solar energy can bring people of faith together to care for Earth -our common home- and save money to reinvest in their missions.
“I am co-leading the ‘Faith, Environmental Justice and Solar’ initiative in Wisconsin, which is an interfaith peer learning solar program that brings people of faith together to care for Earth –our common home- and save money to reinvest in their missions.
Learn some great ways to celebrate Ramadan on the Wisconsin Green Muslims website!
Photo and story by Kari Lydersen
By Annysa Johnson of the Journal Sentinel
On Monday, July 20th, the White House will recognize twelve people of faith as “Champions of Change” for their efforts in protecting our environment and communities from the effects of climate change.
Photo and story by Kari Lydersen Rev. Booker Steven Vance took to the pulpit in historic Old St. Patrick’s Church in downtown Chicago on June 22 to praise Pope Francis’ ground-breaking encyclical on climate change and sustainability.