Green Strategy Workshops from the Foundation Center
Building the Green Economy:Tuesday, June 17. 1:00-3:00 pm.
Jason Mark, co-author of Building the Green Economy, will join us to share inspiring stories and lessons learned from the front lines of the green movement including strategies for more effective movement building and grassroots fundraising.
Green Marketing: Tuesday, June 17. 3:00 – 4:30 pm
If green is all the rage, how come the media landscape is so gray for environmental groups? You need a compelling story to cut through the clutter. Veteran nonprofit communications strategist Holly Minch offers tips and tools for environmental organizations looking to make a splash on a shoestring.
The Islands of San Francisco Bay
Tuesday, June 17. 5:15 pm.
Do you know that there are 48 ecologically diverse and historically fascinating islands in San Francisco Bay? James Martin is a longtime rock climber, hiker and photographer who has photographed all 48 of these islands. Come see his stunning photographs and hear about the natural setting we often take for granted.
Paul Roberts: The End of Food
Wednesday, June 18. 5:30 reception. 6pm program.
Roberts serves up a fascinating exploration of global food production, transport and consumption and the health issues plaguing people globally.
Online Webinar: Sustainable Industries’ 2008 – Top 10 Green Building Products
Wednesday, June 18. 10-11 a.m. PDT
In this free, one-hour Web conference, Sustainable Industries unveils its 2008 Top 10 Green Building Product winners. Judges from our expert panel discuss and answer attendees’ questions about the pros and cons of the latest green building innovations. Webinar attendees will also receive free downloads of the 2008 Top 10 Green Building Products digital supplement, which contains 3-D models of the winning products.
Brooklyn: Wednesday, June 18. 7 – 9 pm
Habana Outpost (757 Fulton Street, Brooklyn. C train to Lafayette or G train to Fulton)
The Outpost is an ecologically oriented space, and serves the same delicious Latin-inspired cuisine found at Manhattan’s Café Habana.
East Bay: Wednesday, June 18. 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Opera At the Ballpark: Free Lucia di Lammermoor Simulcast
Friday, June 20. 8 pm. AT&T Park in San Francisco
The Big One
Weekend: June 21& 22, 9am-7pm.
Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park. Next to the Children’s Playground and Carousel
The Big ONE “village of engagement” is a gathering of people from Bay Area neighborhoods, schools, coops, nonprofits, foundations, businesses, and municipal agencies. Participants will design, envision, collaborate, and dialog with new friends about the future of their neighborhoods and communities.
The Big ONE movement represents a tectonic shift in thinking toward sustainability awareness and action, civic engagement, and localization of culture, economy, and decision-making. Based on respect for all life and the planet that sustains us, the gathering provides opportunities to build community through dialogue, committed engagement, and trust.
Green Building Workshop: Sustainable Sites and Ecological Landscaping
Saturday June 21. 11:30 am – 2:30pm
The first in a series of introductory green building workshops, this interactive class will provide a broad introduction to the latest in green landscaping and how you can begin to use ecologically-sound systems and materials in your work, helping you earn points on LEED and GreenPoint rated checklists. Sponsored by Green Building Exchange.
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