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Sustainable Jersey Leadership Forum

October 3, 2013
5:00 pmto8:00 pm

Sustainable Jersey is bringing together Green Teams and sustainability leaders to foster regional collaboration, joint projects and to share best practices and resources.

Where:
Monroe Township High School
1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township, N.J.

There is no charge, but registration is required.  For more information or to register, click here.

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Sustainable Jersey Leadership Forum

October 1, 2013
5:00 pmto8:00 pm

Sustainable Jersey is bringing together Green Teams and sustainability leaders to foster regional collaboration, joint projects and to share best practices and resources. During the forum, you will be able to: Network with attendees and meet with organizations, agencies and businesses ready to support or assist you with your sustainability initiatives and projects. Learn about regional collaborations currently underway from Sustainable Jersey, Green Teams, and Together North Jersey. Participate in facilitated discussions to talk about ways to work together on regional sustainability issues, funding opportunities, and resources.

Where:
Madison High School
170 Ridgedale Avenue, Madison, N.J.

Register is free, but required.  Click here for more information.

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Sandy Rebuilding Task Force Issues Recommendations

Monday, August 19th, 2013

The task force report highlights the need to support long-term risk reduction planning, and the importance of using the most up-to-date scientific data in planning and decision-making.

Governor Signs Bill Improving Municipal Tools for Cluster Development

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

A bill, strongly supported by New Jersey Future, that improves cluster development tools available to New Jersey municipalities is now law.

Sustainable Jersey Sustainability Summit

September 18, 2013
8:00 amto4:30 pm

This one-of-a-kind event will bring together New Jersey’s top sustainability experts with academics, state and local agencies, organizations, Sustainable Jersey Green Team and Task Force members and the interested public, at a sustainable venue, Duke Farms!

The purpose of the summit is to provide and inspire collaborative and productive conversation about the sustainability goals for New Jersey. Participants will discuss ideas, best practices and strategies for the future.

Sustainable Jersey will give participants briefing papers in advance on key topics that summarize research, goals and proposed direction for New Jersey and the region.

This event is Co-Convened by New Jersey Future, The New Jersey State League of Municipalities, and The American Planning Association New Jersey Chapter.  The event is sponsored by Ramapo College of New Jersey.

For more information or to register, click here.

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New Jersey Experience with Sandy Rebuilding Suggests Ways to Improve Federal Assistance

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Based on experience with the first round of federal Sandy rebuilding funds, recommendations have been submitted for additional guidance on how to use the next round.

Upward Economic Mobility Is a Land-Use Issue

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

A new study indicates that creating greater opportunities for those who are poor to live in mixed-income neighborhoods enhances their ability to move into the middle class, and can thus enhance overall economic growth.

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