Tag Archives: community

25th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
100% Clean Energy Transition
A specially convened discussion hosted by The Climate Group focusing on how companies can accelerate their 100% clean energy transition. As the world rushes to achieve 100% clean energy, challenges and opportunities dominate discussions from policymakers to boardrooms and conferences across the globe.  This event will explore innovative renewable energy solutions with corporate members of […]
by Bridget Scanlon
22nd Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Plumb Beach Cleanup
Bus transportation will be provided from Union Square leaving at 9 am. We will have an optional ecology lesson with a marine biologist after the cleanup. We will use a seinning net to catch critters that live in Jamaica Bay and put them in jars with water to study them before returning them to the […]
by Truly Johnson
20th Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
The Future of Sustainable Fashion - How Conscious Companies & Consumers Can Make an Impact
Currently, fashion and textiles are the second most polluting industry in the world. Led by advertising promoting excessive consumption and increasing consumer demand, companies continue to push the industry towards fast fashion resulting in cheap clothes at the cost of harming both the environment and people. Because what we wear is such an integral part of […]
by Truly Johnson
1st Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Grow Your Garden Group
With spring around the corner, this is a key time to welcome new members to get involved in your garden. This workshop will cover creative and time-tested ways to grow your garden group, with a focus on recruiting new members and retaining existing members. Learn how to build the leadership of garden members and create […]
by Truly Johnson
13th Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth2Class Workshop with Dr. Ajit Subramaniam "Great Rivers and Changing Oceans"
Dr. Ajit Subramaniam will share results of research into the impacts that nutrients in the world’s great rivers, such as the Amazon and Mekong, have on ocean plankton. Free to members of the Columbia University Community Event Contact Information:  Michael J Passow  201-519-1071 mjp65@columbia.edu    
by Sophie Freedman
11th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park
Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? At Partnerships for Parks, we help people, organizations, and government work together to support NYC parks, gardens, trees, and other green spaces. At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get […]
by Truly Johnson
9th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change Symposium (for adults)
This program will address one of the most critical modern sustainability issues: climate change. The program will feature individual talks by three eminent speakers in the field of climate change. Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, will talk about the science and impacts of climate change; Michael […]
by Sophie Freedman
9th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable - Part 2
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Yonnette Fleming is a lifelong musician, social change catalyst and urban farmer who is committed to advancing systems of knowledge which help people recognize oppression and build health and resilience […]
by Truly Johnson
8th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
One October: Film Screening with Live Score + Talk Back
In New York, we are constantly surrounded by the sound of voices. Countless conversations and perspectives weave together the landscape that we call home. Filmed in October 2008 on the eve of Obama’s historic election and an unprecedented economic crisis, this lyrical portrait of New York City follows WFMU radio reporter Clay Pigeon as he takes to […]
by Truly Johnson
1st Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable Series - Part 1
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Karen Washington, Farmer at Rise & Root Farm, GreenThumb community gardener at Garden of Happiness Panelists: Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA. GreenThumb community gardener […]
by Truly Johnson
29th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Forest Crew
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis. Priority registration will always be given to regular and repeat volunteers if attendance approaches program capacity. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green collar field […]
by Sophie Freedman
18th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Design Guidelines for Zero Waste Launch
Join us for the official launch of the Design Guidelines for Zero Waste, an initiative of the Center for Architecture, in collaboration with the AIA New York Committee on the Environment, Kiss + Cathcart Architects, ClosedLoops, and the Foodprint Group. The guidelines will help New York City achieve its OneNYC plan, released in April 2015, which […]
by Sophie Freedman
13th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Thinking Globally, Acting Locally on Climate
On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the United Nations Association Southern New York Young Professionals in co-sponsorship with the United Nations Association Mount Sinai campus chapter is hosting an event in celebration of the 72nd anniversary of the United Nations’ founding. “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally on Climate” will focus on Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action.  […]
by Sophie Freedman
26th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Outdoor Bike Repair Class
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
26th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
OUTDOOR BIKE REPAIR CLASS
Starting up again in April 2017, come learn how to fix bikes, do simple maintenance and tune-ups at Time’s Up’s weekly bike repair classes. Subjects are covered in a four-week rotation beginning the first week of every month: 1st Tuesday- Basics for Beginners 2nd Tuesday- Brakes and Gears 3rd Tuesday- Cups, Cones, and Bearings 4th […]
by chad
20th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Brooklyn Fix Your Own Bike Workshop
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
12th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Fix Your Own Bike Workshop
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
10th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Street Art Bike Ride
Our gallery is on the streets, and we want to share it, pointing out famous and hidden spots throughout the city. We’ll be covering the Williamsburg and Bushwick neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Tour includes NYC highlights, history and social implications of street art.
by chad