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.
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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