The Green Convene

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The Green Convene

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Connecting People and Policy to Make Louisville More Liveable

Organizational Mission

The mission of the Green Convene is to advocate sustainability through coalition building and by harnessing the power of Louisville’s environmental community.

Year Founded - 2009

Significant Accomplishments

  • February 2009 -- 250 people attended the first Green Convene event to unite the community in support of a sustainable Louisville.
  • October 2010 -- The Green Convene partnered with the American Institute of Architects at Bellarmine University to showcase sustainability successes in an engaging program focusing on climate change, green building design, local foods, land conservation, transportation, and more.
  • Monthly Community meetings -- The Green Convene hosts a community meeting on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Clifton Center in Louisville.  Topics and speakers vary each month to address a broad cross-section of local sustainability issues.
  • Leadership and Coalition Building -- The Green Convene continues to partner with  other groups to provide leadership and promote sustainability in Louisville.

 

"The Green Convene of Louisville aims to advocate sustainability through coalition building and is proud to join the Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance's efforts to promote clean energy in the Commonwealth"   
                                                                         -Emily Sartini, Vice Chair

Calendar of Events

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Energy Efficiency Job Training Energy Efficiency Job Training

Millard Area Technology Center in Pikeville, Kentucky has begun training energy auditors who will work to increase area homes’ energy efficiency. Millard’s 40-hour certification track equips students with the ability to perform blower-door tests, carbon monoxide checks and furnace inspections on homes, amongst other things.

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