Gubernatorial Forum on Urban Sustainability

Posted by on April 12, 2010

Gubernatorial Forum on Urban Sustainability: April 15th

Thursday, April 15, 2010
Reception: 6:00 – 6:30 PM
Program: 6:30-8:30 PM
Academy of Natural Sciences
19th St and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

RSVP is required for this event: Register now

Click here for more info, including a list of confirmed candidates.

As Pennsylvania moves toward electing its next Governor, the Urban Sustainability Forum has invited all of the candidates to discuss their positions on significant issues related to the environment, sustainability and natural resources. This will be an important opportunity to get to know the candidates and their positions.

Sponsored by the members of the Urban Sustainability Forum:  10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture), City Parks Association, City of Philadelphia, Clean Air Council, Community Design Collaborative, Delaware Valley Green Building Council, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission,  Drexel University, Energy Coordinating Agency, GRID Magazine, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Philadelphia Parks Alliance, Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,  Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Sierra Club, Southeastern PA chapter, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, Temple University School of Environmental Design, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, and University of Pennsylvania.

Additional support provided by: Clean Water Action, Committee of Seventy, Conservation Pennsylvania, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, and PennEnvironment.

Funding provided by: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, PennFuture, and Academy of Natural Sciences.

The Academy of Natural Sciences will be providing a free live webcast of the forum, available for viewing at the following locations:

Philadelphia locations:
John S. and James L. Knight Green Jobs Training Center- 106 W. Clearfield St, 19133

Statewide locations:
Temple University, School of Environmental Design, Ambler Learning Center Room 303- 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler Pennsylvania 19002

Wilkes University, Breiseth Hall, Room 106- 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Rodale Institute, 611 Siegfriedale Road, Kutztown, PA 19530

Pennsylvania Cable Network will also be covering the event on television. In addition to live blogging, The Forum will collect and post a Twitter transcript after the event.

More in "Other Local Events and Workshops"

Stay Current in Philly's Higher Education and Nonprofit Sector

We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.