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Intersectional Environmentalism Series: Working with Frontline Communities in California, June 30, 10 am PT 1 pm ET

Equity,Intersectional Environmentalism

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The buildings we create affect the communities and the environment they rest within. Join USGBC Northern California and USGBC Orange County on June 30th to explore best practices in working with frontline communities to suppo… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 467 views | Posted on: 06/16/2021 | Last updated: 06/16/2021

​3rd Jewish Climate Action Conference: ​Everything Is Connected, Jewish Climate Action Network (JCAN), Online, April 25, 12 - 8 pm EDT

JCAN,Jewish Climate Action Network

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

3rd Jewish Climate Action Conference: ​Everything Is Connected Join JCAN-MA for the 3rd Jewish Climate Action Conference: Everything is Connected, April 25, 2021. Free & online. Sessions focus on carbon reduction, advocacy, s… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

1 replies | 862 views | Posted on: 03/22/2021 | Last updated: 04/23/2021

Online: Place, Black Reconstructions—Cities and Spatial Justice, March 29, 6:30pm- 8pm EDT

Social Equity,Boston Society of Architects - BSA,Boston

by Ashley Freeman

A panel discussion hosted by the Museum of Modern Art that explores questions on its current exhibit, Reconstruction: Architecture and Blackness in America. This conversation relates to our conversation about Placemaking because a… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 750 views | Posted on: 03/17/2021 | Last updated: 03/18/2021

Webinar: Cracking the Code: Using building regulations to support a more sustainable community, March 2, 8 pm EST

Equity,Environmental Racism,Green Building for All,Frontline Communities,Environmental Justice,Climate Justice,NAACP Centering Equity in the Sustainable Building Sector (CESBS) Initiative,NAACP,International Code Council (ICC),ICC

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Join the NAACP Centering Equity in the Sustainable Building Sector (CESBS) Initiative and the International Code Council on March 2nd for a critical conversation about the role of building codes in our lives. In this webinar, codes and a… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 943 views | Posted on: 02/26/2021 | Last updated: 02/26/2021

Webinar: Breakthroughs Inspired by Buildings, From Talk to Action to Outcomes, February 18, 10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Canada,Decarbonization

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Decarbonizing buildings in Canada and beyond is essential to a low carbon future. Residential and commercial energy retrofits and carbon-proofing new builds has enormous potential to reduce emissions, save Canadians money, create thousands … more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 457 views | Posted on: 02/11/2021 | Last updated: 02/11/2021

Celebrating our ENC Sheroes, USGBC East North Central Region, January 27, 12 pm -1:15 pm EST

Green Building,Community Events,Equality,Women in Green,Sheroes

by SarahA

Celebrate the ENC Region's Sheroes Please join USGBC ENC on January 27th, to celebrate our recognized Sheroes in the Midwest! USGBC’s Women in Green theme for 2020 was Sheroes Stand Up! Green building Sheroes are c… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 690 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/21/2021

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 | 696 views | Posted on: 01/02/2021 | Last updated: 01/02/2021

Webinar: Climate Action In Your Community, Presented by Illinois Green (Recorded: Content Available 24/7)

Climate Change,Climate Action Now,Community

by samanthaklein Intern

Recorded Webinar: Climate Action in Your Community, Presented by Illinois Green Recorded: 9/30/2020, Available through 12/31/2021 Cost: Free https://illinoisgreen.wildapricot.org/event-4032998 FREE access for Illinois G… more...

  Filed under: Advocacy

0 replies | 367 views | Posted on: 12/08/2020 | Last updated: 04/27/2021

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 | 793 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 | 1934 views | Posted on: 11/13/2020 | Last updated: 02/24/2021

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