Monday, April 11, 2011

You're Invited...

Social Media

Social Change and You

Tuesday, April 12th


Join us for a panel discussion on the effectiveness of social media to influence social

change in communities, politics, and beyond.


Capitol Momentum

NY Faith and Justice

Peace Boat USA

Underheard in New York


Freelance Journalist Keiko Tsuyama

A diverse group of panelists share their experiences with social media and discuss how

they see it shaping the future.

This will be an interactive discussion with great opportunities for networking. Bring your

questions, ideas and enthusiasm.

All are welcome!

Tuesday, April 12th from 7-9 PM

Mary O's, 32 Avenue A

NY NY 10009




Hosted by:

Voterbook NYC

Slums of Hope

Women Elect

Earth Day Education opportunity!!

The Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition is happy to invite you to an Earth Day Festival at Bronx Community College!

From 10am - 4pm, there will be various activities to entertain & educate youth and adults, including GARDENING, HIP HOP, A RACE, PRIZES, WORKSHOPS & MORE!

There are still Volunteers Needed! So if you can help out, please email Taleigh Smith at and cc

Garden Club: Tree Planting, Composting and Other Planting at Campus Garden

10am – 11am: Workshop: Climate Justice & Food Security (location TBA) *Taleigh facilitating

11am-12pm Opening Ceremony (Guest Speakers and Presentation from Chemistry Department on Geology of Campus) (Playhouse)

12pm-2pm ASAP Race for Health and Nutrition (On Campus Track)

12pm-2pm Food Justice Community Panel Discussion and Interactive Workshop (Local Food Initiatives) (Playhouse)

12pm-4pm Organization Expo (Meister Lobby)

12pm-4pm Food Demonstration, DJ/Music, Prizes

2pm: Workshop: Worker Cooperatives: Possible in the Bronx? (location TBA) *Yorman, Heidi & Tanya facilitating

2:30pm-4pm Hip Hop to Heal the Hood (Spiritchild Performance and Workshop) (Playhouse)

11am-4pm Film Festival and Media Room (The Cove and Food Inc) (Schwendler Auditorium)

Contact Taleigh Smith at if you have any questions.


Bronx Community College

NW Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition

Con Edison

Bronx Green Jobs Roundtable

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Check This Out!

The Poverty Initiative Presents:

Crossing the American Crises film screening & discussion with directors Silvia Leindecker & Michael Fox

Thursday, April 7, 12:30 - 2:00pm in the Poverty Initiative Office
@ Union Theological Seminary

In the spirit of Wisconsin, this new feature-length documentary takes us across the country amidst the economic collapse, to the grassroots solutions in the hands of the people. Co-director Michael Fox is an ally in our work who organized with United Workers and continues to share the stories of organizations working for justice.

For more information contact Onleilove at or visit

Monday, April 4, 2011

You're Invited...

Faith Leaders for Environmental Justice

invite you to

Adopt a Bodega

Second Quarterly Breakfast of 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Breakfast @ 8:30

Program 9-11am

New York City corner stores and bodegas are everywhere. Yet, these small stores often lack healthy food options. the Food, Faith and Health Disparities Business Outreach Working Group is partnering with the Department of Health to connect congregations with their local bodegas. Come learn how your congregation can help make your neighborhood healthier by joining the Faith Leaders for Environmental Justice “Adopt a Bodega” Initiative.

New Song Church

2230 8th Ave.

New York, NY 10027

Special Screening Opportunity


New York Premiere of “John Muir in the New World”

Wednesday 4/6 7:00 p.m.

Join us for the New York Premiere of the documentary film, “John Muir in the New World” co-sponsored by The Louis Finkelstein Institute of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Global Village Media, Interfaith Center of New York, Faith Leaders for Environmental Justice, and the Center for the Study of Science and Religion (CSSR) of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. (The film will air on PBS “American Masters,” April 18th at 9PM -- check local listings).

Following the screening there will be a Q & A with the writer, director Catherine Tatge, and producer Dominique Lasseur.

Special Screening at JTS
3080 Broadway at 122nd Street
Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m.
I.D. required