What will Summit, NJ, look like in 10 years?
Summit's Sustainable Future is a public forum featuring 8 speakers and 5 audience members co-presented by CivicStory and Summit GreenFaith Circle on March 30, 2016, in the Central Presbyterian Church auditorium. (Video funded in part by the Summit Area Public Foundation.)
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VIDEO: Are We Our Sister's (the Earth's) Keeper? [0:33]
Excerpts from Rabbi Avi Friedman's reflections in an Interfaith Dialogue on July 30, 2015, at Central Presbyterian Church, Summit, NJ. The forum featured representatives from multiple faiths, coming together to discuss Pope Francis's Encyclical, Ladauto Si', and every day actions that average citizens can do to live more sustainably.
VIDEO: Young Environmental Coordinator Aids Secaucus Mayor, Council [3:13]
Amanda Nesheiwat, a Bergen Community College graduate, is one of seven environmental coordinators working at the county or municipal levels in NJ. Sustainability managers are also employed by numerous NJ universities, colleges, businesses and schools. (Dec. 2013)
CIVICS QUIZ & QUOTES
test your knowledge...
Over the last century (i.e. since 1916), what year saw the highest voter turnout for a presidential election (in the United States)?
Which nation has the highest voter turnout?
What state had the highest number of polling places in 2004?
The papal encyclical, Laudato Si', provides a deeply coherent basis for understanding society, ecology and the environment. Enjoy key words and phrases below.
View powerful phrases from Laudato Si'
"The lessons of the global financial crisis have not been assimilated, and we are learning all too slowly the lessons of environmental deterioration."  Read more
- economic/economy 81
- wealth/wealthier 4
Which Sustainable practices define your home?
Click the link below and take a 4-minute survey.Thanks to these organizations for survey dissemination: Duke Farms, Grow It Green Morristown, Junior League of Summit, New Jersey Future, Princeton University's Office of Sustainability, Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, Sustainable Jersey, Sustainable Morristown.
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