Sallan Curated NYC Events

Event Details

Around Town

Delivering on the Promise of Green Collar Jobs

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2008

Challenges & Opportunities

Sponsor: GreenHomeNYC

Location: Pratt Institute Manhattan, 144 West 14th Street, Room 213

Speaker:
Emmaia Gelman, Center for Working Families-Emma has worked on housing, queer rights and other democracy issues in New York, Palestine and Ireland over the last 15 years. She is currently Senior Policy Organizer at the Center for Working Families, focusing on scaling-up New York State's green economy with mass residential retrofits, green job ladders and tenant affordability safeguards. Her work includes bringing together labor, housing, environmental and community workforce groups to generate greening policy plans.
Moderator:
Kristine Reed, Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation, Director of the Initiative for a Competitive Brooklyn. (BEDC, founded in 1979, focuses on neighborhood and business support to create and sustain living wage jobs for Brooklyn residents; the Initiative for a Competitive Brooklyn identifies specific industry segments with special potential to grow and thrive over the next 5-7 years.) Kristine joined BEDC in 2006 after 25 years in financial services, both on staff and freelancing, with a specialty in marketing and product management with Citibank, Chase, and Mellon among others. A graduate of Barnard College, she and her family are long-time Brooklyn residents.

Date: Wednesday, July 16, 6:30-8pm

The Green Building Forum is held on the third Wednesday of each month (except December) and features presentations by green building practitioners followed by discussion. The events are always free and open to the general public.

Registration: RSVP@GreenHomeNYC.org

November 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
         
1
2
3
4
5
7
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

Upcoming Events

Around Town
Sustainable Fashion
20 Nov
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
Event Details
Around Town
NYC's Next NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan
3 Dec
The Waterfront Alliance + NYC Department of City Planning present five forums on waterfront topics between November 2019 + January 2020. This year's panels scheduled for Nov. 21, Nov. 25 + Dec. 3
Event Details
Around Town
Oysters 101: The Secrets NYC'S Bivalve Harbor
3 Dec
From feeding happy hour hordes + filtering sewage, to protecting the shore from intensifying storms + educating nascent scientists, oysters shell out countless benefits to Gotham’s culinary, historical, + environmental landscapes. Join us to examine the bivalves’ pivotal place in the story of New York
Event Details
Around Town
Heat, Health And Equity
7 Dec
WE ACT is 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. Nov. 20, Dec. 5 + Dec. 7
Event Details