Lake County Green conference emphasizes role of schools
Apr 18, 2017 2:10 PM - Lake County Green 2017, a conference hosted April 20 by the College of Lake County, will bring together local business, education, nonprofit, municipal and county leaders for presentations and discussions on the role of schools in building a sustainable ethic and inspiring green career choices. The theme of the seventh annual conference is "Building a Resilient Future." The keynote speaker is the Rev. Booker Steven Vance, policy director for Faith in Place, a Champaign-based nonprofit organization that helps people of all faith traditions advocate for environmental stewardship. Vance will explain how promoting a culture of sustainability begins with inspiring youth, in greening school curricula and facilities.