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Environmental Justice: A healthy planet for all

January 19, 2022: 7:30PM to 8:45PM
Online - Zoom
Rising sea levels … deadly tornados and hurricanes … devastating wildfires—the signs of accelerating environmental change are all around us, spurring citizen activism and governmental mobilization around the globe. Yet environmental challenges have too often been addressed through policies that victimize the most vulnerable communities—the poor, the marginalized, and people of color. Unless we tackle today’s crisis through the lens of environmental justice, no truly sustainable solutions are possible. Join Rivertowns Episcopal Parishes Action on Inclusion and Race (REPAIR) on Zoom when a remarkable panel of experts and activists help […]

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Ecocide: A discussion of law and ethics

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January 20, 2022: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Online - Zoom
On Thursday, January 20 “Ecocide: A Discussion of Law and Ethics” will assemble international lawyers and scholars to discuss the Panel’s efforts to define ecocide as well as to examine the significance of shifting to an eco-centric framework.

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Women In Science Series: The women who are tearing down dams and restoring rivers with Laura Wildman

January 26, 2022: 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Online - Zoom
Laura will focus on the steps to remove a dam and highlight some of the efforts of the many women who are making it happen.

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Women In Science: A love affair in STEM with Shihadah “Shay” Saleem

February 2, 2022: 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Online - Zoom
Learn how a Black woman's love of marine science blossomed into a holistic passion of STEM education, empowerment, and community elevation for New York City youth.

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Women In Science: Field-based learning connects & empowers students from the Hudson to Greenland with Margie Turrin

February 16, 2022: 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Online - Zoom
We will explore some key take-aways from local work with youth on the Hudson, as well as work being done in Greenland, working to bring more hands-on, inter-generational, and problem based learning into their education.

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Women In Science: Turning data into action with Tracy Brown

March 2, 2022: 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Online - Zoom
Hear about ways that scientists and advocates are working together to bring about a cleaner environment while letting data tell the story.

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Women In Science: Reaching Local Communities with Equity, Access, & Inclusion in Environmental Education with Eli Caref

March 9, 2022: 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Online - Zoom
Eli will speak about her journey into this career path, working with local schools and students, and how bringing more equity and inclusion into our field is the best way to really work with and in our communities.

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11th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep

May 7, 2022
Locations from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks
Please save Saturday, May 7, 2022 for the 11th Riverkeeper Sweep! Check back later this year for more information about next year’s volunteer and sponsorship opportunities.

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Summer Splash – Riverkeeper’s Annual Awards and Benefit

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June 9, 2022: 5:00PM to 9:00PM
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Save the Date for our reimagined awards and benefit event at Boscobel House and Gardens on June 9th. Stay tuned for more details and information on sponsorships and ticket sales.

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