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Webinar: Being Healthy in a Toxifying World, January 31, 6:00pm - 7:30pm CST

Air Pollution,Environmental Health,Toxins,Environmental Advocacy,Water Pollution,Toxic Waste,Religion and the Environment

by SarahA

Join Steve Stelzer as he discusses the many paradoxes we face regarding staying healthy in a world with toxins in air & water. Join Steve Stelzer, Program Director at the Houston Green Building Resource Center, as he discusses the ma… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 196 views | Posted on: 01/02/2021 | Last updated: 01/02/2021

Webinar: Climate Action In Your Community (Recorded: Content Available 24/7)

Climate Change,Climate Action Now,Community

by samanthaklein Intern

Recorded Webinar: Climate Action in Your Community Recorded: 9/30/2020, Available through 12/31/2021 Cost: Free https://illinoisgreenalliance.org/news-and-events/calendar/ FREE access for Illinois Green Members and … more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 184 views | Posted on: 12/08/2020 | Last updated: 12/16/2020

Webinar: Affordable Housing as a Climate Solution, November 17, 12-1 EST

Affordable Housing,Equity

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) and the Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) are hosting a four-part series that will inform, inspire, and connect industry professionals and advocates around the importance of affordable hou… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 617 views | Posted on: 11/15/2020 | Last updated: 11/15/2020

USGBC to Fund 500 LEED Professionals in Underserved Communities as Part of "All In" Equity Program and Strategy

Green Building,USGBC,Equity,United States Green Building Council

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Announced at the annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo this past week, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) plans to provide funding for 500 people in underserved communities to earn the LEED professional credential.&n… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 1263 views | Posted on: 11/13/2020 | Last updated: 11/13/2020

Liz Ogbu Talks with Rising Leaders about Social Equity in Sustainable Design, Online, December 1, 8-9:30pm EST

Social Equity,sustainable design

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Join the U.S. Green Building Council Northern California Chapter - Rising Leaders Committee (USGBC NCC RLC) for a discussion with industry leader, Liz Ogbu, on the role of community engagement and social equity in the field of sustainable d… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 671 views | Posted on: 11/12/2020 | Last updated: 11/12/2020

Resilient Connecticut (Virtual) Summit, Presented by CTGBC, November 20, 9am - 11:45am EDT

Climate Change,Urban Planning,Policy,Environmental Justice,Infrastructure,Regional Transportation,Climate Vulnerability Assessment,Implementation

by SarahA

During the Summit, participants will: Explore the relationship between equity, environmental justice, and climate change; Learn about new tools and policies to assess and address climate vulnerability; and Recognize resilience pla… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 414 views | Posted on: 11/05/2020 | Last updated: 11/05/2020

Investing Your Firm in Social Justice Policies, Programs & Practices, November 18, 1pm EDT

Policy,Social Justice,JUST,Farr Associates,Brininstool Lynch,Legat Architects,Valerio Dewalt Train

by SarahA

Learn how to to help your firm/organization optimize policies and practices that improve social equity and enhance employee engagement. About the Event: Join the Chicago Living Future Collaborative, AIA Chicago and Illinois Green… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 55 views | Posted on: 11/03/2020 | Last updated: 11/03/2020

Women+ in Green Virtual Breakfast Hosted by Green Building Alliance, November 13, 9am - 10:30am EDT

Women in Green,Women in Green Building,Green Building Alliance

by SarahA

Green Building Alliance’s Women+ in Green network fosters a supportive and celebratory community of women and femmes working in sustainability throughout our region.  This breakfast is one of many opportunities to engage with the… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 658 views | Posted on: 10/26/2020 | Last updated: 10/29/2020

Webinar: Embedding Social and Environmental Benefits in Renewable Energy, October 15, 1 pm ET

Environment,Renewable Energy,Equity

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Renewable energy deployments are on the rise. The U.S. alone is expected to add 132 to 157GW of new renewable energy capacity in the next five years. How and where that renewable energy is deployed can drive radically different outcome… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 699 views | Posted on: 10/08/2020 | Last updated: 10/08/2020

Webinar: Building an Equitable Energy Future, October 21, 12-1pm EDT

Energy,Social Equity,Equity

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

This webinar will address our Energy future from a critical lens. As we work towards a clean energy future, it’s up to us to actively ensure that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and other under-represented groups are eq… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 1492 views | Posted on: 10/07/2020 | Last updated: 10/08/2020

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