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Rockaways Resilience and Transition Convergence
Jun 27, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm| Free
Rockaway Resilience and Transition Convergence
Saturday, June 27, 10 AM – 6 PM
Battalion Pentecostal Assembly Church, 454 Beach 67th Street, Arverne, NY 11692
No charge to attend. Celebrate the recovery of the Rockaways!
Enjoy a full day of exhibits, music, fun and learning activities for the entire family.
Free lunch for Rockaway residents while supplies last.
As climate change accelerates, extreme weather events will become more frequent. Rockaway residents don’t have to wait for government to prepare! Come out and meet initiatives that can make the Rockaways – and any neighborhood – more sustainable and resilient.
• urban and backyard farming • permaculture • soil remediation and composting • NYC Community Emergency Response Teams • ham radio systems •solar power • energy conservation • creative waterfront restoration with native plant seedballs • green job training programs • biking • water catchment • chicken and bee keeping • food preservation • learn how to make your own natural cosmetics • how to flood-proof your building • local activist groups • free health tests • local health services •
Learn about the Transition environmental movement, a neighbor-led organizing response to climate change, resource depletion and financial instability, with over 1,100 local initiatives in 44 countries and over 150 in the US. Visit midatlantictransition.org and transitionnyc.org. Contact 917-319-2924 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Featuring: Re-Claimed: Stories from the Storm; Recovery and Re-Building Life in the Rockaways – an art show of stories, objects and images of what was lost in the storm and gained after as told by the people of the Rockaways.