Community Gathering in Support of Safe Energy Alternatives for New York and a State-Wide Ban on Fracking
12:30pm to 1pm – people will interact with each other, browse the literature tables of various environmental organizations in our county (Westchester for Change, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Grassroots Environmental Education, The Landkeeper are all confirmed – several others are invited and we are waiting for confirmation), mix and greet and networking
1pm to 2pm – introductions of who is in the room, presentations on the impact of hydraulic fracturing by Susan Van Dolsen (Westchester for Change) and Ellen Weininger (Grassroots Environmental Education). We are also inviting Dr. Lisa DiCaprio (Associate Director of Curriculum, Clinical Associate Professor of Social Sciences, Paul McGhee Division at
New York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies) who will speak to "How We Can Actualize New York State's Renewable Energy Potential".
2pm to 2:30pm – facilitated discussion on how we can all better coordinate our work and become more effective in our efforts to ban fracking and support renewables.