Released: April 20, 2016
Resource Fair and Films
Tuesday, April 19 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Santa Fe Community College commemorates Earth Day on Tuesday, April 19 with free events. The college will host a resource fair and Kids First will screen environmental films on campus, 6401 Richards Ave. Earth Day has become one of the largest secular observances around the world and is intended to celebrate the actions that can help change human behavior and provoke policy changes. SFCC coordinates Earth Day celebrations every year as part of its commitment to sustainability.
The Earth Day resource fair will showcase many of the regional efforts and contributions that are being made to help maintain our natural resources and the health of the planet on Tuesday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Main Hallway. Network with more than 20 organizations and associations showcasing sustainable energy, environmental justice, recycling, homelessness, community gardens, animal rights and more. The Master Gardeners, Sierra Club, St. Elizabeth’s Shelter, Plant Peace Daily, Citizens’ Climate Lobby and Earth Care are just some of the organizations that will be represented.
Beginning at noon, Kids First: Coalition for Quality Children’s Media, a national nonprofit organization based in Santa Fe, will show films in the Jemez Rooms. Student and independent filmmakers from around the world curated the films about the environment: “No One Cares about Jungles,” “Exploring-Channeled Applesnail,” “Worse than Poop!,” “Earth’s Children,” “Save the Bees” and “The Big Energy Debate.”
The events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Janet Berry, Student Involvement Coordinator at 505-428-1266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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