Speak up and learn tonight at "Environmental and Climate Justice," at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Jacqui Patterson is director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program and co-founder of Women of Color United. In this Academy Town Square, she will discuss how community leaders she’s met across the country are addressing environmental and climate justice as a human and civil rights issue. Her program advocates for the reduction of harmful emissions, greater energy efficiency, and stronger community resilience, especially in low-income urban areas including Philadelphia.

DATE: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19103
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/academy-town-square-series-on-environmental-and-climate-justice-tickets-29447742992

Judy Wicks Book Signing & SBN Happy Hour

Join the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and Judy Wicks for a networking happy hour and book signing at the Renewal Sustainable Environments' design show room in Wayne, PA. The evening will begin with a short address from Judy, followed by a book signing. Light fare and drinks will be provided.

This is the first of many SBN events in surburban Philadelphia. They hope to see both new members, long-time members, and soon-to-be members as they connect around the movement of sustainable businesses making a positive impact in our local economy. To learn how Judy Wicks has left her mark on the sustainable business community, click here.

DATE: December 13, 2016, 6:00 - 8:00 PMLOCATION: Renewal Sustainable Environments, 15 West Avenue, Wayne PA 19087COST: FREE

MORE INFO: http://www.renewalse.com


Celebrate the holidays in style with your friends in the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (GPAEE) at their Holiday Party!

They're inviting you to cocktails and Dinner at Lo Spiedo, the Vetri Family grill at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, with food prepared over wood fires.Enjoy the company of your fellow energy professionals or bring your own guests!

Cocktails and snacks 5:00-6:00  |  Dinner buffet 6:00-9:00  |  Open Bar all evening

We encourage you to drink responsibly and consider using a taxi or Uber for transportation.

DATE: December 15, 2016, from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Lo Spiedo, 4503 S. Broad Street,  Building 500 PA, Philadelphia,, PA 19112
COST: Members $80  |  Non-members/guests $90
MORE INFO: http://lo-spiedo.com
RSVP: http://gpaee.org/meetinginfo.php?id=74&ts=1480349005


Happy holidays! Get in the yuletide spirit and join the last Urban Geek Drinks of 2016! It's this coming Thursday, December 15th at Frankford Hall.

New to #UrbanGeekDrinks? They're a monthly happy hour for a diverse group of civic do-gooders in Philadelphia. It's an opportunity for you to connect with other people who give a damn and are working incredibly hard to make Philadelphia a really great city. 

Why should you come? When else do you get to drink beers with this diverse a collection of civic technologists, journalists, urban farmers, makers, hackers, designers, teachers, students, artists, civil servants, philanthropists, community builders, and urban planners?

Make sure you fill out a conversational name tag so you get Happy Hour drink discounts until 9pm and make it easier to meet other people doing awesome things to make Philadelphia an even better place.

DATE: THursday, December 15th 2016 from 6 - 9pm
LOCATION: Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1859326274282721


Say NO to Scott Pruitt as the Head of the EPA!

President-Elect Donald Trump just nominated an avowed foe of clean air and clean water to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Urge your senators to block this nomination. Sign Penn Future's  petition today! Go to http://pennfuture.org/PetitionPruit20161208


Sustainable Cherry Hill is pairing up with the TriCounty Sustainability Alliance this week for "Sustainable Sips"/ Green Drinks. It's taking place at their new location at Double Nickel Brewing Company in Pennsauken on Wednesday,  December 7th from 6-8pm. Help them celebrate the upcoming holidays with light appetizers  provided by Sustainable Cherry Hill and drinks available for purchase.

Look for more details about the event on their Facebook page, and 
to learn more about the goals of the TriCounty Sustainability Alliance, go to http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org/task-forces/regionalurban-partnerships-for-sustainability/ 

DATE: Wednesday, December 7th, 6pm – 8pm
LOCATION: Double Nickel Brewing Company, 1585 Route 73, Pennsauken, NJ 08110
MORE INFO: https://www.facebook.com/SustainableCherryHill/ or http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org