April Events 2012
April 18th - Sierra Club - Looking for people to ride bus to Nebraska!
Attend the public hearings/rally in Nebraska for the State Department's one-and-only public hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline. It's this Thursday, April 18th, and we're trying to fill our charter bus from Chicago with as many folks as we can. Purchase tickets by Sunday here: http://illinoiskeystonehearingbus.eventbrite.com/. If you can't make it, please spread the word! Jason Duba 509-385-2736
How colleges and universities developing programs and curricula that address environmental and sustainability challenges.
April 24-25, 2013 - GreenTown event at the Hotel Arista in Naperville, IL.
Pre-Conference events will be held April 24.
Healthy people. Healthy communities. Join DuPage Forward for GreenTown, an experience designed to create healthy, sustainable communities. Our aim: to bring together the public sector and the private sector to "connect the dots", to inspire and to work together to remake our communities. From healthy living to local food, energy to green infrastructure, water to outdoor space, GreenTown will help you make the healthy choice the easy choice.
Special Sessions Include:
Thursday, April 24: Join us for our pre-conference event: "Nutrition and Farm to School Summit" with resources and opportunities in Northern Illinois.
Friday, April 25: Dr. Charles Hillman from the University of Illinois and Dr. Darla Castelli from the University of Texas will
share the latest evidence on the impact obesity has on learning and the tools to reverse this trend.
Friday, April 25: Mayor Mick Cornett of Oklahoma City will engage participants on building economically sustainable
and healthy communities
To Register: http://www.greentownconference.com/register/
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to be held at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse. Highlights include:
- Workshops on leadership, leadership skill review, and a "Work on Purpose" workshop by Echoing Green, with exercises to unleash your talent to solve the world's biggest problems.
- A workshop on Land Ethics Leadership by The Aldo Leopold Foundation.
- Richard Kyte, Director of the D.B.Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership and Professor of Philosophy at Viterbo University will offer the keynote address on Servant Leadership and the Common Good.
- The conference will also include a participatory workshop highlighting effective and appropriate pedagogy for sustainability education, featuring engaging learning experiences, transformative learning theory and opportunities for discussion and reflection.