Bay Area Earth Day Festival
If you are in the Bay Area during Earth Day weekend, join Emerald Cities BayArea, government, civic and community leaders in a special two-day Bay Area Resilient/Sustainable City Conference Symposium starting at 9A.M., Friday, April 25th, 2014. It will be held on the Laney College campus, in Oakland, California, as part of the Peralta Community College District’s Earth Week 2014 celebrations. Featured speakers and guests include experts in regional sustainability, city planning, and urban systems resilience joining the Hon. Mayor Jean Quan of Oakland, Hon. Mayor Marie Gilmore of Alameda, and the Hon. (Former)-Mayor Mark Green and past president of the Association of Bay Area Governments. The Symposium dovetails with recent announcement that the Rockefeller Foundation selected our Bay Area Cities, Oakland, San Francisco, Alameda, and Berkeley, as inaugural cities in the Rockefeller Foundation Resilient City Network. This is a free, symposium, but participants are must register in advance. Activities will include panel presentations, breakout sessions, project tours, and networking receptions.
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