A podcast with Sister Joan Brown, OSF, is Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. The organization works from the core belief that care of the natural world is integral to spiritual life and social justice. Sister Joan ministers with people of many different faith traditions for education, action, and policy advocacy around climate change and care of Earth. She is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Rochester, Minnesota.
Sister Joan Brown is Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. Previously, she ministered as a journalist, director of Pikes Peace Justice and Peace Commission, and co-director of Tierra Madra, a sustainable strawbale self-help housing project that she co-founded. Sister Joan grew up on a farm near Olpe, Kansas, in the Bluestem Prairie region. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in Religion and Cosmology. She is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Rochester, Minnesota.