Joy Kennedy is a consultant on ecological justice issues. A long-time member of various social and ecological justice boards, networks and committees, she served on the board as treasurer of the Climate Action Network (CAN-Rac) for many years.
A former staff person of the United Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada, KAIROS Canada, and the Canadian Council of Churches, she concentrates on the moral and spiritual nature of global challenges and solutions to the economic and ecological threats the Earth Community faces. She is an active participant in the Canadian Interfaith Conversation and is Convener of the Canadian Interfaith Fast for the Climate. She is a member of the World Council of Churches Working Group on Climate Change with whom, and within an Interfaith Liaison Committee, she engages with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) processes to bring a faith perspective to the negotiations and ongoing work for climate justice. As a committed activist and a grandmother she works for a sustainable future for all.