Canton GreenFest: Sat. Nov. 16, Canton High School

Canton GreenFest
Sat., Nov. 16
1:30-5pm
Canton High School

This free public event will feature an Earth Expo, with 12+ tabling organizations or groups offering information about their mission, goals, and programs along with concrete ways participants can make a difference individually or together with others. Tables include interactive games, educational displays, materials, and more. More info at www.sustainablecanton.com/upcoming-events

Canton GreenFest 2019 Agenda

  • 1:30 – 2:20 — Earth Expo: It’s Easy Going Green
  • 2:25 – 2:35 — President’s Welcome, Sponsor Recognition, and Keynote Introduction
  • 2:35 – 3:00 — State of the Planet: Climate Change 101 Keynote by Nathan Phillips, Ph.D., Professor of Earth & Environment at Boston University
  • 3:05 – 3:20 — Student Open Mic Session: Concerns & Ideas About #ClimateCrisis
  • 3:25 – 4:15 — The Time is Now Panel Presentation moderated by Emily Norton, Executive Director, Charles River Watershed Association, Featuring Panelists:

–FRRACS Fore River Residents Against the Weymouth Compressor Station, Alice Arena

–Sunrise Movement and the GND, Saya Ameli Hajebi

–MCAN Massachusetts Climate Action Network; Community Choice Aggregation, Carol Oldham

  • 4:20 – 4:30 — Awards to Canton Students for Posters
  • 4:30 – 5:00 — Earth Expo Continues

About “Sustainable Canton”

Canton Residents for a Sustainable, Equitable Future (CR4SEF) is a non-partisan welcoming group of volunteers working to halt the rapidly evolving climate crisis and mitigate its effects by promoting public engagement through education and thoughtful action. We stand in support of frontline communities and those most heavily impacted by climate change. We seek collaboration with local, state, and national efforts to rapidly transition to a renewable, resilient, and equitable society and economy that protects a livable environment. For more information, visit www.sustainablecanton.com

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