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Climate Action Business Summit

October 28, 2021 - 10:30 am to 4:00 pm

The Foundation House

124 Old Mill Road Greenwich, CT 06831

October 29, 2021 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Online

CT Climate Action Business Summit is an annual business conference produced by the CT Sustainable Business Council and brings together business leaders, change-makers, and subject-matter experts dedicated to finding ways to address the climate crisis and build a sustainable economy that is equitable for all.

This year, participants will engage in interactive programming including rapid-fire presentations and small group discussions designed to forge new relationships as we explore the barriers and opportunities to scaling business solutions to climate change.
 

Event Type: In-Person Event or Training
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Social Drivers of Health and Racial Equity

November 18, 2021 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

This course is open to Connecticut audiences.

Social drivers of health in American society are inextricably tied to inequities, especially those that arise from structural racism. This highly interactive workshop will explore the connections between social drivers of health and racial inequities, focusing both on opportunities for intervention and the role of the public health sector in addressing structural issues.

Our Instructor: Mo Barbosa, Senior Director, Community Engagement at Health Resources in Action Mo was previously the Program Coordinator for the Fellowship Center in St. Louis, MO and Director of the Area 4 Youth Center in Cambridge, MA. Mo delivers training, provides technical assistance and participates in field-building initiatives. He promotes the professionalization of the youth-worker field through work on legislation, youth worker networks, and partnerships with higher education. As a trainer, Mo builds the skills of participants while keeping connections to theory. A long-time facilitator of community processes, he works with gangs, parents, youth, political organizations, tenant councils, and community resident groups.

CHES and MCHES Sponsored by NEPHTC & YSPH, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 3 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours are 0. Provider ID: 1131137 Event ID:SS1131137_SDHRE2.
 

Event Type: In-Person Event or Training
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

Revitalizing New England: Brownfields Summit 2022

May 18, 2022 - 9:00 am to 7:30 pm

Devens Common Center

31 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434

May 19, 2022 - 7:30 am to 3:45 pm

Devens Common Center

31 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434

Cleaning up and redeveloping Brownfields facilitates job growth, increases local tax bases, utilizes existing infrastructure, and improves the environment – a win, win, win, win! To advance understanding of states and federal brownfield programs and opportunities, The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA), the Technical Assistance to Brownfield Communities (TAB) program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), and state and federal partners are organizing a regional Summit.

The goals of the Summit are to:

- Share information about the financial incentives, liability protections, & technical & other assistance available for brownfields development from federal & state governments

- Promote best practice & lessons learned across states

- Provide an opportunity to increase networking & information-sharing among key stakeholders

- The two-day Summit will include plenary and break-out sessions and an exhibit area. There will be ample time during the breaks to allow for networking and viewing the exhibits. If funding is available, there will be a reception in the evening of the first day.

Organizers expect approximately 300 people to attend, including representatives from:

- State, tribal, & federal government brownfields & waste site cleanup programs

- Local, regional, & state economic development agencies

- Real estate developers, financial institutions, & law firms

- Planning & economic development consulting firms

- Local governments

- Interested citizens & non-governmental organizations

- Job training grantees

- Environmental professional
 

Event Type: In-Person Event or Training
Event Category: General Sustainability Event

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