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Made In The Bx: Green Buildings, Green Jobs

Saturday, Nov 14, 2015

Buildings account for close to 72% of U.S. electricity use, a significant percentage of GHGs, and contribute to high asthma rates in the Bronx. We need a rapid and just shift OFF fossil fuels and ON to a 100% renewable energy economy by 2030.

Join us to learn how we can “green” our residential buildings and focus on the transition to renewables (solar, wind, geothermal), energy conservation, boiler conversions, and exciting initiatives in the Bronx to build a green, local workforce, and green housing for all.

Co-hosts: Bronx Climate Justice North and Manhattan College CURES
Cosponsors: Bronx Climate Justice, South Bronx Unite, Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, NW Bronx for Change, 350NYC

Moderator: Dr. Yelda Hangun-Balkir, Director - Manhattan College Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability (CURES)
Keynoter: Ray Figueroa, President - NYC Community Garden Coalition
Speakers: Lisa DiCaprio, Professor of Social Sciences - NYU; Chris Neidl, Director, Here Comes Solar - Solar One; John Reilly, Executive Director - Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation; and Migdalia Taveras, Director - BEST Academy, Sustainable South Bronx

Date: Saturday, November 14, 2 -5 PM

Location: Smith Auditorium, Manhattan College, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Bronx, NY

The forum is open to the general public. No RSVP required.

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