Teens Turning Green Partners with e4-NYC for Conference on Environmental Education
WHAT: Hundreds of student from middle school through college, teachers, administrators, community members, eco leaders, elected officials, non-profit organizations and business will come together for the Eco Expo for Environmental Education (e4-NYC), a free conference to collaborate and mobilize environmental change to conserve our limited resources.
Students will participate in panel discussions, dialogues, interactive workshops around environmental issues including; Global Perspective, Science, School Food, Green Schools, New Media and Eco-lifestyle. Student moderated panels include experts and leaders such as executive director, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), executives from Whole Foods Market, Rodale Inc., Dwell Magazine, Stewart+Brown, Barneys New York, and Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, scientists from NASA, Columbia and NYU, environmental media from Huffington Post, The Daily Green and ecofabulous.com. NGO’s from Women’s Voices for the Earth, and Fieldston School. See full list of panelists at: e4-nyc.org
Matt Peterson, President & CEO, Global Green
Fred Krupp, President, Environmental Defense Fund
Friday, April 23, 2010
Welcome dinner and Keynote Address: Matt Petersen
Saturday, April 24, 2010
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Keynote Address: Fred Krupp
To register: e4-nyc.org
WHERE: Collegiate School 260 West 78th Street New York, NY 10024
WHY: A student-run and hosted event, the Eco Expo for Environmental Education (e4) is a forum for the promotion of environmental awareness and action. The conference will encourage attendees to green their lifestyles, school campuses and communities and to join the growing global effort for environmental protection.
GREAT VISUALS: Environmental leaders sharing resources with inspired students and teachers around the country to help them create changes in their schools, homes and communities, an Eco Resource fair with a collective of products, services, and environmental initiatives; a Green Spa, including Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Earth Friendly Cleaning Products, Auspen, eco dry erase board markers.
ABOUT TTG: Teens Turning Green is a non-profit organization devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally and socially responsible choices for individuals, schools, and communities. The student-led movement seeks to promote global sustainability by identifying and eliminating toxic exposure that permeates our lives, and threaten public and environmental health. What began in 2005 now has a presence at numerous middle and high schools, universities, and student organizations across the country. The TTG chapters lead grassroots efforts that aim to raise awareness, advocate for policy change and educate about greener alternatives in all aspects of life.
This generation of young leaders inspires us to save the planet.
e4-NYC: The Eco Expo for Environmental Education (e4-NYC) is a forum for the promotion of environmental awareness and action. A student-run event, e4-NYC will encourage attendees to join the growing global effort for environmental protection.
TTG Sponsors: Teens Turning Green is proud to bring together a collection of our annual sponsors to support this effort including; Jane Iredale – The Skin Care Makeup, Natracare, John Masters Organics, Chado-En Tea Docents, Nature’s Path, Swisspers Organic, and Eileen Fisher.
Support for e4-NYC: Eco Smart World/AusPen, Acquarella, Earthlust, Green Map System, Retro Razor, Shobha and Sustainable NYC.
With special thanks for generous support from The Richard and Rhoda Goldman Foundation, The Wallace Global Fund, The Marin Community Foundation, Axion Design, Eden Village Camp, EME Group Consulting Engineers, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority and Shaklee Family Health.