In partnership with the United Nations Environment Program and World Environment Day

 

 

 

 

Join us on Wednesday, May 30th for a Short Film Showcase and Party to celebrate our exciting collection of the best global and domestic sustainability films!

 

Come experience the expedition team’s journey and witness the latest efforts in sustainable tourism, adventure travel, wildlife conservation, community development, education, sustainable food and more! Learn about exciting travel destinations and discover ways YOU can get involved. Mix and mingle with your community, our event sponsors and the GLP team.

 

 

GUEST SPEAKER
Elisabeth Guilbaud-Cox – Officer-in-Charge, UNEP Regional Office for North America

 

Elisabeth Guilbaud-Cox joined the United Nations Environment Programme’s Regional Office in 2007 with responsibility for enhancing the organization’s visibility in the region. In addition to her media outreach work, she promotes collaboration between UNEP and the Governments of Canada and the United States, as well as with the private sector and environmental and academic institutions. Before coming to Washington, she was at UNEP’s Headquarters in Nairobi where she showcased the organization’s work around the world through the coordination of global media and outreach events.

 

LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Sam Ullery – Schoolyard Greening Committee Co-Chair, Office of the State Superintendent of Education

 

 

Sam Ullery is the School Garden Specialist at the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). His primary responsibility is to provide technical support and manage district-funded school garden grants aimed to increase the capacity of DC school garden programs. Prior to his position with OSSE, Sam was an Environmental and Earth Science teacher at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Southeast DC.

 

 

 

Finca Argovia (Mexico)
In Chiapas, Mexico, a region known for its natural beauty and cultural mix, there is an organic, self-sustaining coffee farm focused on respecting the environment and providing first rate eco-accommodation for its guests.

Working Bikes (Chicago)

Since 1999, Working Bikes has redistributed donated and discarded bicycles in order to provide opportunities for personal, social and economic empowerment to individuals and communities. The promotion of cycling as a healthy, affordable, and sustainable mode of transport is helping to rebuild the fabric of transportation not just locally, but worldwide.

Angelic Organics Learning Center (Illinois)
Angelic Organics Learning Center is dedicated to helping urban and rural people build local food systems. The organization offers opportunities to grow healthy food, connect with farmers and the land, and learn agricultural and leadership skills through their programs at partner farms and urban growing sites in northern Illinois.
Spanish Creek Rainforest Reserve (Belize)
Spanish Creek is a 2000 acre nature reserve in Belize. Experience their cutting-edge agroforestry techniques and how they are collaborating with local villages to provide jobs, nutrition, and education.
Potters for Peace (Nicaragua)
Potters for Peace is a social justice organization that helps women in Nicaragua better their lives through improved techniques and marketing for their pottery business. They also address issues of access to potable water by producing ceramic water filters they then distribute around the world.
Semilla Nueva (Guatemala)
Semilla Nueva is working to foster environmental and social stewardship in rural farming communities of Guatemala. This organization is empowering farmers and communities so they, in turn, can empower others.

 

 

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DATE/LOCATION

Wednesday May 30th
7pm - 9pm

E Street Cinema
555 11th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004

TICKETS
$8 if you buy online
$10
at the door
$5
for students with ID (email Sharmila for the online code)
Free
for teachers

EVENT DETAILS
  • Student Film Project winning film will be screened!
  • Get inspired by short films from our latest global and local expeditions featuring inspiring, cutting edge projects and leave ready to learn more and take action
  • Swag bags filled with lots of great gear from our sponsors
  • Network with like-minded, forward-thinking people




GLP Film Premieres - Summary Reel



Green Living Project - Company Overview



Wildlife Conservation - Summary Reel