A GREEN YEAR: the calendar

SPRING

PILLAR: ECOLOGY

“How shall we live in
harmony with the Earth?”

First Month (April):
Ecological Wisdom
(Earth Day)

Second Month (May):
Future Focus/Sustainability
(International Workers’ Day)

Third Month (June):
Personal & Global
Responsibility

SUMMER

PILLAR: COMMUNITY

“How shall we live and work
in harmony with each other?”

First Month (July)
Social Justice
(U.S. Independence Day)

Second Month (August)
Respect for Diversity

Third Month (September)
Community-Based Economics
(U. S. Labor Day)

AUTUMN

PILLAR: DEMOCRACY

“How shall we make
decisions together?”

First Month (October)
Activism & Civic Engagement

Second Month (November)
Grassroots Democracy
(U.S. Election Day)

Third Month (December)
Decentralization

WINTER

PILLAR: PEACE

“How shall we live
lives of peace?”

First Month (January)
Nonviolence
(Dr. King’s Birthday)

Second Month (February)
Restorative Justice
(U.S. Black History Month)

Third Month (March)
Feminist Values
(U.S. Women’s History Month)

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