Tag: Environment

Environmental Caucus Meeting

Join us  on Monday Sept. 13 with our guest speaker, Johannes Werner. A resident of Sarasota since 1996, Johannes is one of the initiators of the Suncoast Clean Jobs Coalition. SIGN UP HERE:  https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/408498/ PRESENTATION: The American Jobs Plan — a once-in-a-generation opportunity for Sarasota With his “American Jobs Plan”, President Joe Biden created an…

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Progressive Sarasota and Suncoast Good Jobs Coalition Event

CLICK  FLYER TO SEE DETAILS Progressive Sarasota invites you to the CLIMATE, JOBS & JUSTICE event on June 22 at 7 pm at:  WSLR/Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center  FOCUS : CLIMATE, JOBS & JUSTICE  Creating good local jobs and a sustainable future for all, by building a green economy in the Suncoast region. TO…

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Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club Membership Meeting

On June 10 at 7 pm, we will welcome guest speaker, BILL JOHNSON, owner and President of Brilliant Harvest, LLC. a state certified Solar contractor (RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 13,  2021.) The presentation will be on the current state of solar photovoltaic and battery technology, economics, and policy. REGISTER HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkcuysrzkoHNYoyUrZ3UwmlsxY_PHjc_Wj  Born in Denver, CO, Bill…

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Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club Membership Meeting

Please register for meeting using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtdOCsqTgtHtbozWet9DuA2qOKsqJSej7y. On May 13th  at 7 pm we will welcome guest speaker, Bill Johnson,  owner and President of Brilliant Harvest, LLC. The presentation will be on the current state of solar photovoltaic and battery technology, economics, and policy. Born in Denver, CO, Bill Johnson moved to Sarasota,…

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Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club March Membership Meeting

REGISTER  HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrf-CqqTssHtKDb9PiJ04DoI7zyHTRDWZA. BEFORE THE MARCH 11 MEETING PLEASE VISIT http://sarasotacountry.net FOR BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THIS IMPORTANT TOPIC. Becky Ayech, an environmental and community activist will be our special guest speaker at our March 11, 2021 General Membership meeting. Becky will be discussing the proposed Hi Hat Ranch development in Sarasota County. She currently (and for…

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Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club Membership Meeting

Join us on Thursday, February 11 at 7 pm by using the  following link to register for meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pAr-u_LPSgyxuhsS6Znr4Q Our special guest speaker, Herman Younger (he/him/his) was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and emigrated to Miami, Florida at the age of six. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in political science and…

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Jewish Caucus Meeting Speaker – Dr. Paul, Climate Change

Climate Change: The Threats and the Opportunities Climate change is the greatest problem of the 21st century.  It is a serious threat to our economy, ecosystems and people.  Our region is particularly vulnerable yet remains behind many areas in terms of action. Dr. Paul is Asst. Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies at New College….

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FUNDRAISER: Change the Climate in Tally; Vote David Fairey

The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida, the Manatee Democratic Environmental Caucus, and the Environmental Caucus of Sarasota Democrats invite you to support David Fairey, for State House, District 73. Enjoy a round table discussion featuring David Fairey, Sean Patton for Sarasota Soil and Water, and John Capese, science officer at Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida…

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Environmental Caucus Meeting- Margaret Good and Legislating Climate Change

Join the Environmental Caucus of Sarasota County Democrats, on Monday, September 14th for an environmental discussion with Representative Margaret Good. There, you will have the opportunity to hear from and interact directly with Margaret Good. During this event, Margaret will discuss why climate change is a top priority, how she has fought for our environment…

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Environmental Caucus Monthly Meeting – FDEC Chair, Janelle Christensen and State House Endorsed Candidates

Register Here for Zoom Link: https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/290836/ Janelle Christensen, the chair of the Florida Democratic Environmental Caucus will discuss the Legislative Tracker for environmental legislation the Environmental Report Card for State House Members. Also, the endorsed candidates for State House Seats will be introduced and will discuss their platforms.    

Englewood ENVIRONMENT Town Hall with Alice White

Hands Across the Water President Samantha Gentrup moderates a Town Hall with Dr. Steven Suau and Candidate Alice White, County Commissioner Dist 5. Ms. Gentrup is an educator and advocate focused on rectifying the current environmental disaster of toxic algae blooms occurring in the Gulf of Mexico.  Dr. Suau has long been involved in innovative…

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Environmental Caucus presents Cathy Antunes on Local Elections. – ZOOM

  RSVP HERE: https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/269898/ Topic: Democratic Party presence in local and state elections with a discussion about how most environmental issues are decided locally. Part I of a 2 Part Series by Cathy Antunes. Cathy is host of “The Detail”, a radio show about local politics on WSLR 96.5 FM. To enter the meeting, look…

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Author Ed Fallon Talks About The Great March for Climate Action

The Suncoast Climate Justice Coalition is hosting a talk by Ed Fallon. Ed is a former Iowa legislator, climate activist and host of the progressive radio program, “The Fallon Forum”. Ed will be discussing his book Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim which chronicles his journey across the U.S. in 2014 called the Great March for Climate Action….

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Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club Group January 2020 Membership Meeting

At the January 2020 General Membership Meeting there will be a presentation by the Lemur Conservation Foundation. Lemurs have been recognized as one of the most endangered groups of animals and the most unique group of primates. Over 100 species are naturally found only on the island of Madagascar, the hottest biodiversity hotspot in the…

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Margaret Good Hosts Sarasota Weekend of Action

Margaret Good is kicking off our Weekend of Action in every county the weekend of the 14th and 15th! Come join an experienced partner and talk to democrats and independents about Margaret, gathering petitions, and collecting vote by mail and registration forms! Let’s end 2019 strong and win this. RSVP Here: https://secure.ngpvan.com/mebGS5G8M0Oh6U_gZAtWSA2 Join us in…

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