The Women and the Environment Service Fair hosts dozens of non-profits at Linc Up, 1167 Madison Ave. SE, Saturday Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community organizations, including OKT, will be looking for people like you to step up and volunteer to protect our community.
This year’s multi-day symposium will deliver inspiring social and learning opportunities throughout Grand Rapids, raise awareness towards actionable environmental issues in the community, bring together a wide-ranging network of women, as well as provide connections and resources for civic engagement. Hundreds of women and men participate annually.
The Women and Environment Symposium will include:
- A networking night
- An advocacy workshop with skills development
- A community organization service fair featuring local nonprofits
- An environmental justice film with a panel discussion
- Culminating with a keynote lecture and reception with Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, at Grand Valley State University Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium