Date: 04/27/2015

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Museum of the City of New York (1220 5th Ave., Manhattan)

Price: Free, RSVP required

New York may be known as a concrete jungle, but it is also an important center of green activism. To mark the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, we'll discuss how citizens, entrepreneurs, and policy makers are making an impact on our city's environment, today and for the future. Join our panelists for a conversation about how we can connect environmental and economic justice, balance ecological and development concerns, and strive for a greener—and more equitable—city. Reception to follow! Donnel Baird, Founder, BlocPower Bomee Jung, City Planning Commissioner, and Deputy Director of the New York City Office of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. Georgia Levenson Keohane (moderator), Senior Fellow at New America and Director of the Program on Profits and Purpose Peggy Shepard, Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice Ashley White, Graduate of Green City Force Corps (GCF), a service and training program

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