Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven Environmental Leadership Program June 13th - August 8th

  • 13 June 2017
  • Start time : 06:00 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven
  • Event Location : 333 Sherman Ave, New Haven, CT, United States
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven Environmental Leadership Program June 13th - August 8th
Event Description

In June 2017, Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven will launch its inaugural Environmental Leadership Program. Learn about the environment and your neighborhood; connect with useful resources and people; aspire to create your own environmental projects.

This year's workshops will include (facilitators to be announced):

June 13, 2017: Climate, Health, and Neighborhoods
Learn about the wide-reaching scope of climate change impacts. From the global impacts to the impacts felt at the neighborhood and individual level.
Discuss how climate change affects health and social equity.

June 20, 2017: Home Energy-Efficiency, Going Solar, and Other Renewable Solutions
Discover the resources available in New Haven that can help you be more energy efficient in your home.
Dicuss the benefits of energy efficiency
Learn about solar power and how to bring more renewable energy sources in your home and community

July 11, 2017: Planning Your Project
Learn about the basics of planning community-based projects
Identify resources in New Haven available to fund and support your project
Examine outreach and community engagement strategies
Discuss the benefits of working as a team vs. working as an individual and how to connect with exsiting projects

July 18, 2017: Water in Your Home and Neighborhood
Examine the New Haven Water System
Learn about stormwater, its impact on health, and how to manage it
Discuss the potential for community projects to address these issues and promote improved water quality, water conservation, and green space in your neighborhoods

August 1, 2017: Talking Trash, Managing Waste, and Greening Neighborhood Spaces
Learn about ways to reduce waste by repurposing, recyling, and composting
Discuss the benefits of community gardens and green space in our neighborhoods

August 8, 2017: Transportation Matters and Project Showcase
Discuss the impacts the transportation sector has on climate change and health
Explore the benefits and challenges of sustainable transportation options
Learn about what the City of New Haven is doing to expand the transportation system in New Haven and ways you can get involved

Participants must attend at least five of the workshops listed above. Sessions will be held from 6pm-8pm at NHS of New Haven. Dinner will be provided at 5:30pm.

There are a number of options you can utilize when applying for our Environmental Leadership Program. The application, as well as $20 registration fee, is due by June 6, 2017:

1) Click this link and fill out an online Google form.

2) Click this link to download the pdf application. Once filled, save the document on your computer and then email to

3) Click this link and print the application. Mail to 333 Sherman Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511 (ATTN: Nicole Westfall) or fax to (203)772-2876. Application must be received by June 6, 2017

3) If you do not have access to a computer, feel free to stop by our offices during normal business hours to pick one up and fill it out in person.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven
  • Cost
    • $20
  • Event type
    • Training

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