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NYC High Performance Buildings (4 of 4) Event Wrap-up

December 31, 2005

Fourth in a series of four panels that looked at New York City's high performance buildings.

The December 6, 2005 panel brought together key environmental, architectural, public and economic development policy makers, the "practical visionaries" who are transforming the City's built environment.

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Sustainable Fashion
20 November

While the fashion industry + its practices have been shifting more into public awareness, the challenges to better the industry are great. FOMO? Come hear this panel on sustainable fashion. Through the lens of design, community organizing + science, speakers will touch on their own work + progress made within the industry

In addition, our first volunteer orientation of the year will take place right before the event, starting at 6 PM. If you're interested in joining GreenHomeNYC as a volunteer, please sign up at GreenHomeNYC

Sponsors: GreenHomeNYC and the NYC Fair Trade Coalition

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Location: Fujitsu Airstage, 1450 Broadway, 42nd Floor

Moderator: Nataliya Makulova, Founder - Balanced Fashion
Speakers: Deanna Ansara, Owner/Designer - Vincetta; Andrea Reyes, Chair - NYC Fair Trade Coalition & Founder - Bernadette; ,b>Daniela Blanco, PhD Candidate - NYU Tandon School of Engineering & Co-Founder - Sunthetics; Ozgem Ornektekin, Founder - KO2 Consulting & Petit Pas

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Heat, Health And Equity
7 December

We are looking for volunteers to participate in the West Harlem community visioning session for our Heat, Health, & Equity project, in which we are using community engagement to develop policy recommendations to mitigate the urban heat island effect in Northern Manhattan. This will be the first in a series of community visioning sessions, which will include Washington Heights/Inwood on Dec. 3, Central Harlem on Dec. 5, and East Harlem on Dec. 7

Sponsor: WE ACT

Date: First visioning session - Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: WE ACT's New York Headquarters, 1854 Amsterdam Avenue, at 152nd Street

To Volunteer: WE ACT

The Sallan Foundation improves the urban environment by advancing useful knowledge for greener, high performance cities on the front line in the fight against climate change.

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