Sustainability in the City: Young Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

When: Friday, April 26, 2013, 5:30-7:30pm, with a brief presentation at 6:00pm
Where: 131 Water Kitchen & Bar, 131 Water Street, Gastown, Vancouver, BC (map) Finger food will be served, cash bar

A key objective of this program is to develop a hub of peers with a shared passion for advancing sustainability in the community. Through this networking event, we want to connect the program participants with existing groups, networks, and successful young leaders. And we hope to introduce them to organizations that are looking for bright, young leaders to help develop or advance their sustainability projects

Join us to…
Meet program participants who are seeking to create, lead, or contribute to a local sustainability project. Attract support for your projects from eager students who are seeking opportunities to take on leadership roles.Promote your organization, programs, and other sustainability activities to a new audience. Connect with other groups working in this space. Hear local success stories of youth-led sustainability projects. Learn more about the IMPACT! Sustainability Champions Training program and opportunities for your organization to collaborate with us further.

Guest speakers will include:

·  Josh Snider, Manager, Youth Sustainability Leadership, The Natural Step Canada
·  Barbara Turley-McIntyre, Senior Director, Sustainability & Corporate Citizenship, The Co-operators
·  IMPACT! alumni stories of success: Alyssa Kostello (NOW! Theatre), Alexander Moscrip & Britney Myers (Quality Thyme Café)

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