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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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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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Information Matters: Getting the Real Story

October 5, 2013
9:00 amto1:00 pm

If we are going to be able to rebuild and prepare, having the skills to track and report your town’s recovery & community preparedness is critical. We are pleased to be co-hosting this half-day Citizen Journalist training with WHYY/NewsWorks and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement. Download flier.

Breakout sessions include:

  • Fact-Finding and Reporting: collecting the facts and information to get the story
  • Capturing the Perfect Shot: Video and Photojournalism
  • How to Conduct a Study with Engaging Techniques: Ways to conduct your own “study circles” with your neighbors on important issues
  • News Writing 101: Crafting effective hard news stories and opinion pieces; interviewing skills

A light breakfast will be available at 8:30am. Lunch will be provided.

 You must pre-register (below) for this event. Contact Renee Koubiadis  (ReneeatTheCitizensCampaigndotorg)  , (732) 548-9798 for more information.

LOCATION
The College Center at Ocean County College
1 College Dr
Toms River, NJ 08754

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Community Sponsors: Ocean County College, WHYY/Newsworks, Jersey Shore Hurricane News, Creative NJ, Clean Ocean Action, Sustainable Jersey and the New Jersey Recovery Fund

 
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Charting a Course for Community Resilience

October 16, 2013 8:00 amtoOctober 17, 2013 5:00 pm

NJAFM’s 9th Annual Conference, titled “Charting a Course for Community Resilience” will educate elected officials and professionals involved in the field of floodplain and emergency management and the technical trades of engineering, surveying, planning, public works and code enforcement, who are eligible for continuing education credits, through a series of Plenary and topical Concurrent Sessions. The conference also includes a number of optional in-depth courses and networking events.  This conference will be of great benefit to those who attend and what they bring back to his/her community, especially those involved with floodplain management, code enforcement and recovery from Hurricane Sandy. 

NJAFM has located this year’s conference in Atlantic City at the Revel Casino Hotel – convenient for many that experienced the worst of Hurricane Sandy. To register for the conference or find out more on the activities of the Association and to join the NJAFM, the website address is: www.njafm.org

Redevelopment Planning Law

October 16, 2013 9:30 amtoOctober 17, 2013 4:30 pm

This two-day course on the redevelopment planning process will provide a broader understanding of the crucial issues, steps and challenges associated with the New Jersey’s Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (LRHL).  The workshop includes an in-depth review of the LRHL, an analysis of the redevelopment planning process designations, discussion on how to engage the community in the redevelopment planning process, review and examination of the redevelopment plan in relations to current legal issues and challenges, review of the mandatory and optional provisions of the redeveloper’s agreement, and discussions on some of the recent legal and public policy issues on redevelopment such as eminent domain, environmental liability and relocation. For more information, click here.

Where:
Newark HUD Office
609-278-5779
One Newark Center
1085 Raymond Blvd., 13th Floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102

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Sustainable Jersey – Urban Suburban Rural Caucus

October 17, 2013
5:30 pmto8:30 pm

Play a leadership role in helping improve the Sustainable Jersey program.  Attendees will discuss ways to better refine the actions and the program to be relevant to different types of municipalities, namely urban, suburban and rural communities. Click here to register.

Where:
University Medical Center of Princeton, 1 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro Twp., NJ 08536

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Sustainable Jersey Leadership Forum

October 28, 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, South Jersey Gas, Stockton State College and local Green Teams.

Participate in facilitated discussions to talk about ways to work together on regional sustainability issues, funding opportunities, and resources.

Where:
Stockton College
101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205

Registration is free, but required. Register here.

Rebuilding by Design

October 28, 2013 6:00 pmtoOctober 29, 2013 8:30 pm

Evening Reception at NJIT – RSVP

6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
150 Bleeker Street, University Heights, Newark, NJ
Campus Center, 2nd Floor – map

Parking available on MLK Blvd. and Raymond Blvd.
Also accessible via NJT/Light Rail – Directions

Both events are free and open to the public. If you are not able to join  in person at one of these receptions visit rebuildbydesign.org where starting on Monday, October 28, designs will be posted for public comment.

Sandy: One Year Later Conference

October 29, 2013
8:00 amto4:00 pm

The Superstorm Sandy anniversary conference will take place Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, N.J.

The event, presented by Monmouth University, New Jersey Future and the New Jersey Recovery Fund, will focus on …

  • What we’ve done
  • What we’ve learned
  • What still needs to be done 

For details about the conference, or to register, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Evening at the Shore

October 29, 2013
5:00 pmto7:30 pm

Celebrating the Jersey Shore’s spirit and resilience one year after 
Superstorm Sandy

A cocktail reception supporting New Jersey Future’s Sandy rebuilding work.

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

McLoone’s Pier House
One Ocean Avenue
Long Branch, N.J.

For more information or to register, click here

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