Working for Smart Growth:
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Together North Jersey: Healthy Communities Workshop

May 10, 2018
8:30 amto12:00 pm

In New Jersey, there are communities that are already taking initiatives to provide their people a healthier physical, social and mental environment to live in. They are developing food and health systems element for their master plan, developing blueprints to improve the health and well-being of their communities and implementing healthy corner store initiatives. This workshop will provide a general idea about how to build a healthy living condition in your community and who in New Jersey is already doing so.

Location: North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, 1085 Raymond Boulevard, Newark

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Certificate in creative placemaking information session (webinar)

May 10, 2018
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

The Certificate program is produced by The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking and New Hampshire Institute of Art.

The information session will introduce participants to the Certification program, as students and faculty in the program. Participants will have time to ask questions. All sessions will be led by the program’s designer and academic director, Leonardo Vazquez. Information sessions are one hour, online, and free. Details on how to join the webinar will be included in your confirmation email.

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Local Action/Global Impact: Panel Discussion

May 10, 2018
6:30 pmto8:30 pm

Reeves-Reed Arboretum is hosting a three-part series on climate change and sustainability called Local Action/Global Impact.

The first event of LOCAL ACTION/GLOBAL IMPACT is a panel discussion on May 10 focusing on clean water issues in New Jersey as affected by climate change. The panelists will include: Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the EPA and founder of The Whitman Strategy Group, providing environmental and energy consulting services to organizations and government agencies; J. Douglas Reid-Green, senior technical lead for BASF’s environmental remediation team; Jennifer Coffey, Executive Director of the Association of NJ Environmental Commissions; Randall Solomon, Executive Director of Sustainable Jersey; and, David Naidu, President of the Common Council of Summit, NJ, and a partner at K&L Gates with an emphasis on environment, land and natural resources.

The panel discussion will begin at 7:00 pm at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. There will be a special meet-and-greet reception with the panelists at 6:30 pm with limited availability.

The cost of attending the discussion and reception is $25; for the discussion alone, it is $10 for Reeves-Reed Arboretum Members and $15 for Non-Members.

Location: Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue, Summit NJ

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