Join Dreamit Ventures and AgTech X for networking and discussion with the visionaries who are reimagining urban rooftops for a more sustainable future. We’re bringing together builders, urban farmers, and policy experts to explore the state of green roof technology. Advances in green roof technology has proven to lower energy costs and to reduce carbon emissions. Cities around the world are adopting measures that require large new developments to include green infrastructure.
A panel of experts will discuss the state of green infrastructure, highlighting policy proposals currently being debated by lawmakers, green roofing startups leading innovation in the space, and the engineering challenges associated with this technology.
Councilmembers Ritchie Torres and Brad Lander invite you to a New York City Council Education Committee’s oversight hearing on “Diversity in New York City Schools:”
Date: Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Time: 1 pm (DOE will testify first; public testimony likely to begin around 2 pm)
Location: Council Chambers – City Hall
This hearing will begin with testimony from the NYC Department of Education (DOE) about the plan they released in the spring (“Equity and Excellence for All: Diversity in New York City Public Schools”), the third-annual “School Diversity Accountability Act” report (just released last week), and other efforts such as their recently-announced plan for District 1 and the work they are beginning for District 15 middle-schools.
Park Tool Community Grant Program (for biking efforts)
STEMfinity Thanksgiving STEM Giveaway (deadline Nov. 30th)
Space Available – Cornerstone and Beacon Programs Need a location for your next park group meeting? The Cornerstone Program and Beacon Program offer access to school classrooms for community organized meetings (afterschool and weekends only). Search for a location near you at dycdportal.nyc.