Keep Arizona Beautiful

Some Environmental Groups in AZ, Because You Asked

  • Earth Justice Ministry at UUCP: Monthly meetings on second Sundays at 1:30 pm via Zoom. Maintains an email group for members and informs about issues and bills of interest environmentally. Sometimes sponsors own events: films, talks, and helps with worship services.
  • UU Ministry for Earth – Aly Tharp, , Advocates for environmental justice issues. Webinars on water justice and “We Shall Breathe” on 4/22, 23 and 24.  Find their newsletter online here.
  • UUA Green Sanctuary office – Rev. Karen Brammer  Has a wealth of information about how UUs can take action, help with worship, share justice stories, recommend books, and more.
  • Interfaith Power and Light –  is the national organization- currently has links to watch “Kiss the Ground” and an online petition to Secy of Ag, Vilsack to dedicate resources to regenerative farming.
  • AZIPL – local chapter of above org.- contact or Director Doug Bland, doug.bland@azipl. They are currently seeking Faithful Advocacy Captains to be local leaders for IPL. Contact Doug if you are interested.
  • Chispa – a Latin-X arm of the League of Conservation Voters that is both a 501(c)3 and a 501(c)4 (lobby group). Works to develop environmental leaders in the Latin-X community. Partners with Project Roots to develop farming skills and nutrition awareness.  Puts on programs like “Right to Breathe”. Learn more at and on their Facebook page.
  • AFN- Arizona Faith Network – CCC or Cherishing Creation Collaborative – – Has weekly events newsletter- Primarily working to get sponsorship of a bill to permanently protect the Grand Canyon from uranium mining and a development at Tusayan..  Both  threaten native water supplies-  seeps, springs, and quality of river water.  Also coordinating with churches to provide refuge from Extreme Heat.
  • The Sierra Club – Has hikes, trail repairing, clean-up events, newsletters, legislative updates, and advocacy.
  • Apache Stronghold – the San Carlos Apache website opposing the Resolution Copper mine at Oak Flat. For updates, email Sylvia Barrett
  • Elders for Climate Action –  has regionally organized groups.
  • Youth Climate Action Coalition –
  • 30 by 30, led by the Wilderness Society – currently led by Noah Offenkrantz, Environmental Organizer,   (610) 710-9426  – Looking for young leaders.