Features Ben Shuldiner, an educator, social activist, and founder and Principal of The Highschool for Public Service in Wingate, Brooklyn. The school serves as a flagship model for how sustainable practices interconnect with education in public school, and boasts a 10,000 sq. ft.vegetable farm on the front lawn in partnership with Green Guerillas and BK Farmyards.
#1220: Ben Shuldiner of the Highschool for Public Service
Features Marilyn Elie, co-founder of the Westchester Citizens Awareness Network and an original member of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition.
#1217: Marilyn Elie of Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition
Features co-founders Donna Zimmerman & Daniel Meredith of BBOX Radio, Brooklyn’s new community radio station.
#1207: Donna Zimmerman & Daniel Meredith of BBOX Radio
Features Rick Ulfik, the Founder and Director of We The World, a non-profit organization that develops global networks of collaboration and organizes large public gatherings to build mass involvement in the work of creating a peaceful, caring, sustainable world.
#1204: Rick Ulfik of We the World
Sustainability consultant Betsy Imerschein discusses her most recent initiative with the E. 4th St. Cultural District.
#1202: Betsy Imerschein of the E. 4th St. Cultural District
Features Juan Carlos, Founder of The White Roofs Project. We talk about how Juan is working to reach out to people and communities to partner together to paint thousands of city roofs white, in order to reduce heat and carbon emissions. We discuss Urban Heat Island, model blocks, and the many ways painting roofs white can save energy, money and the planet.
#1106: Juan Carlos of White Roof Project
Features Tamara Greenfield, Executive Director of Fourth Arts Block. We discuss how FABnyc works to preserve the arts via development of cultural space that is sustainable, affordable and vibrant. Fourth Arts Block is a model program that interconnects culture, community and sustainability, and works to keep artists from being displaced from the communities they helped build.
#1105: Tamara Greenfield of Fourth Arts Block
Features Marilyn Gelber, President of the Brooklyn Community Foundation. She talks about the role of the Foundation, which is to improve the lives of Brooklynites by investing in the people and organizations that understand local needs. This is done by education and by making grants both on a small and large scale to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit of the people of Brooklyn.
#1103: Marilyn Gelber of the Brooklyn Community Foundation