Happy Earth Day (April 22)! If you have friends in the New York area, please let them know about our New York City Green Festival, April 21 & 22, and ourBusiness to Business (B2B) Green Trade Wholesale Buyers Day, April 19. We’re also returning to Chicagothe weekend of May 18-19.
March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day takes place March 8. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the women and girls in your life.
For the earth,
Green Festival Regional Director
PS – Save the date for the 3rd annual Los Angeles Green Festival October 19-20!
Hot City, Cool Roofs Conference
On Friday, March 8 Climate Solutions for Los Angeles hosts a conference bringing together cool roof experts, innovators, policymakers & local leaders. Come learn about emerging Cool Roof technology and how it can help Los Angeles survive & thrive in a changing climate. Speakers include: L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa; Kurt Shickman, Executive Director, Global Cool Cities Alliance; Cara Horowitz, Executive Director, Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law; Dr. Larry Kalkstein, Director, Synoptic Climatology Lab, University of Miami; Juan Carlos P.E., Founder, White Roof Project; Jorge Partida, Executive Director, USGBC-LA. Los Angeles City Hall, Deaton Auditorium, 100 West First Street, Los Angeles CA 90012. Friday, March 8, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
SPILL with Greenpeace, March 9 & 10
Join Greenpeace, Saturday, March 9, for an opening reception of SPILL: Images from the Gulf by award-winning photographer Daniel Beltra. On Sunday, March 10 Greenpeace will host a special 2:00 pm discussion to further explore SPILL and the dynamic intersection between images, fossil fuels, and activism. Admission to the March 9, 6:30 to 9:30 pm reception is $10 and all proceeds benefit Greenpeace. Live music, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and complimentary valet parking are included. G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice.
Earth Night with LA Green Drinks April 18
Join us at the 6th annual Los Angeles Green Drinks Earth Night! A festive evening celebrating art and the environment. Connect with the L.A. environmental community over organic sips and bites. Presented in association with Arts:Earth Partnership. Thursday, April 18, 7-10 pm. G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, 90291.
Sustainability Summit with Gov. Brown, April 19
Governor Jerry Brown kicks of the 7th Annual Los Angeles Business Council’s Sustainability Summit. This year’s key topics include clean energy investment, innovation and implementation. Speakers include L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, State Senator Kevin de León, and White House Council Chairperson on Environmental Quality, Nancy Sutley. Friday, April 19, 7:30 am-2 pm, The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles, 90049. $135.00 Nonprofit/Student/Government Rate, $250.00 LABC Member Rate, $300.00 General Admission.