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Photograph or Become a Climate Solution for Earth Celebrations’ Ecological City

 

Photograph or Become a Climate Solution for Earth Celebrations’ Ecological City

Earth Celebrations, founded by social action artist Felicia Young in 1991 in New York City, engages communities to effect ecological and social change through the arts. Earth Celebrations’ programs address and generate change on issues such as climate change, river restoration, species, and habitat conservation, waste management, and the preservation of community gardens, parks, and a healthy urban environment. Founder/Executive Director Felicia Young has developed a successful methodology of ‘social practice’, utilizing the arts, along with civic engagement and environmental action.

They are currently seeking volunteers to become a climate solution, volunteers will wear a spectacular costume, celebrating climate resiliency and ecological sustainability solutions, bringing together climate resiliency and ecological sustainability initiatives throughout the community gardens, neighborhood. They are also seeking volunteers to photograph and document the spectacular Earth Celebrations-Ecological and Social Change through the Arts. These opportunities are to participate in Earth Celebrations' Ecological City: Procession for Climate Solutions.

WHERE:
Sixth Street Community Center
638 East 6th Street
New York, New York 10009

WHEN:
Saturday, May 11
Become a Climate Solution: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Photographers/Videographers: 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

TO APPLY:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please sign up here: http://earthcelebrations.com/volunteer-ecological-city-sign/ .You can also visit their website at www.earthcelebrations.com for more information.

*This is not a New York Cares project*

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Earth Celebrations (EC) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1991. Its goal is to foster ecological awareness and revive the arts at the center of community life. Through its innovative arts projects, performances, exhibitions, and other programs, EC engages over 10,000 individuals, 200 community gardens, and 100 organizations every year. Its pioneering, community-based ecological programs help preserve the community gardens in the Lower East Side and throughout New York City.