The Common Good

Alycia Ashburn

Director, Creation Care Campaign

Alycia recently joined Sojourners as the Director of the Creation Care Campaign. She grew up in a tiny prairie town in southwestern Minnesota, where she fell in love with nature and learned the importance of community engagement and public service. Trained as a biologist, Alycia is most passionate about empowering and equipping people of faith to be strong advocates for environmental stewardship and policy.

Blog Posts by Alycia Ashburn

Posted by Alycia Ashburn 2 years 6 days ago
I’ll be traveling to New York tomorrow with a number of Christian colleagues. We’re having a rally — a Climate Action Prayer Rally!  And you can join us! I’m not sure about you, but I’m...
Posted by Alycia Ashburn 2 years 6 weeks ago
The melting of sea ice during summer in the Arctic is part a natural cycle, but the rate at which the sea ice is currently melting is unprecedented, as illustrated in today’s BBC News...
Posted by Alycia Ashburn 2 years 11 weeks ago
Last weekend the New York Times published an op-ed by University of California-Berkeley physics professor, Richard Muller, who said he has changed his professional opinion on the cause of global...
Posted by Alycia Ashburn 2 years 17 weeks ago
Last night I had the rare privilege of dining with the president of my alma mater, Luther College, as he accepted a well-deserved Climate Leadership Award from Second Nature on the...
Posted by Alycia Ashburn 2 years 19 weeks ago
What is a climate orphan? Why is the term “fossil fuels” misleading? What do knives have to do with air pollution and valuing our children? How can addressing climate change be 100 percent compatible...

Articles by Alycia Ashburn

How do we sustain our climate activism? It can't be about fear.