2021 Residents Forward Youth Climate Summit
Residents Forward is organizing their second Youth Climate Summit on Long Island to cultivate the next generation of environmental leaders. The Summit is open to 100 students grades 8-12. While the Summit is free to students, each seat has a $200 value which has been generously paid for by our sponsors. Students are asked to work towards a group Climate Action Project within a year’s time. Click here to fill out an application. Our fully virtual summit will begin with a keynote speaker on February 27th at 11am. It will follow up with 3 workshops (see below) and a final session dedicated to creating projects from what inspired you. We ask you to attend the keynote speaker, 2 workshops of your choice and the final work session. Keynote Speaker February 27th 11am Robert Klee, a lecturer at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and former Commissioner of Connecticut’s…readmore
Become a Green Team Leader!
What is a Green Team Leader? Someone who cares about protecting planet Earth. You want to help the plants, animals and people that live here. What does it mean to Get Your Green On? Green Team Leaders take what they learn about being green and protecting our earth, and get loud about it! They share facts and tips with friends, family, teachers and anyone who will listen. They speak up! How do I become a Green Team Leader? It’s easy! Make a promise to get loud about something that will help our planet. For example: • Remind your parents to bring reusable grocery bags • Tell your friends to stop using plastic water bottles • Educate others about where our drinking water source It’s up to you! Tell us what you are getting loud about here. BECOME A GREEN TEAM LEADER BY CLICKING HERE To learn more about our environmental…readmore