Academy of Natural Sciences
Urban Sustainability Forum – Growing Sustainable Philly Neighborhoods
What to Do in Your Community
Thursday, March 19
6-6:30 pm: Community resource fair and reception:
6:30-8 pm: Forum presentation and discussion
8-8:30 pm: Community resource fair (continued)
This program is designed to help Philadelphia citizens and communities create more sustainable healthy neighborhoods.
Give Feedback to the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability:
Short surveys on sustainable neighborhoods will be collected, compiled, and given directly to the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, so come and be heard.
Forum on Community-Led Sustainability
Participants will hear from a panel of national and who will present some inspiring ideas and projects that they are leading in communities across Philadelphia:
- Friends of Carroll Park
- Village of the Arts and Humanities
- Northern Liberties Clean and Green
Visit the Community Resource Fair
As a special bonus the program will also invite organizations that provide resources to communities to participate in a Green Neighborhood Resource Fair. Organizations will be present to offer tools for building sustainable neighborhoods such as: assistance with tree plantings, , and composting; offering new tools to manage neighborhood flooding; contributing funds and performance ideas to help organize communities; and many more.
RSVP for Sustainable Philly Neighborhoods (via EventBright)
The Merchants Fund
1616 Walnut Street, Ste 802
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