Sept. 25, 2019: Rise Up & Drawdown

By Posted on July 19, 2019
Start Date and Time:September 25, 20198:30 amEnd Date and Time:September 25, 20195:00 pm

Grand Rapids, MI

We’ll begin the day learning from our state and local government leaders who will confirm the direction of our mitten state followed by a keynote presentation from Paul Hawken, who is shifting the larger global conversation on climate change from “doom and gloom” to a sense of opportunity, possibility, and hope for the future.

Next we’ll engage in local solutions. Would you like to support policy advancement? Perhaps you’d like to advance clean energy? Or maybe you’d like to learn how we can reduce food waste? Increase mass transit?  Build and operate sustainable buildings? There will be something for everyone.

Finally you’ll be encouraged to act locally. The solutions to climate change exist and are economically viable. Human beings have a history of solving complex problems and we will rise to the challenge. The cost of inaction is catastrophic and no change is too small. We are in this together and together we will prevail creating a socially just world focused on human health, security and prosperity.

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