Climate Action Summit

Posted by Delaware Valley Green Building Council on June 6, 2016

Climate Action Summit

Presented by GreenAllies and the Delaware Valley Green Building Council
Funded by a grant from
Climate and Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP) at the Franklin Institute

July 22-23, 2016

A two-day leadership summit for college students interested in taking action and making a difference by becoming mentors for local school projects.

Join fellow students who share a passion for engaging others in climate change issues for a two-day Climate Action training session! Learn how to inspire and motivate younger students to initiate projects that prepare our communities for a hotter, wetter climate. All participants will become a part of Delaware Valley Green Building Council’s Green Schools Initiative by serving as MENTORS for local schools and/or Philadelphia School District schools.

Register Here!

LOCATION: John Heinz National Refuge, Philadelphia, PA
*overnight accommodations available at Fairmount Park Youth Hostel

DATE: Friday, July 22nd (1p-7p) to Saturday, Juy 23rd (10a – 3p)

COST: FREE for college students from Philadelphia region colleges/universities ($18/student for other schools)


  • Climate Change Update: The New Science & Discoveries
  • Best Practices in Developing Student-Led Projects
  • Direct Action Techniques on Climate Change
  • Toolkit for Navigating the School System
  • Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy Initiatives
  • How to Talk About Climate Change
  • Green Schools Overview and Eco-Schools USA Framework

OUR PARTNERS: SPARC, Clean Air Council, PennEnvironment, National Wildlife Federation, Villanova University, US Fish & Wildlife Service, School District of Philadelphia

Questions about Conference? Contact [email protected]

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