The BREATHE LA Green Salon Series is back next month on June 17th. We’ll be hosted at the Port of LA and looking at the costs and benefits of the Ports’ environmental initiatives in this slowed economy.
BREATHE California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA) has held two salons in its celebrated 2009 Green Salon Series thus far and have four more scheduled. Sponsored by Union Bank of California, the series returns next month at the Port of LA with a special discussion on the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach environmental initiatives. Please join BREATHE LA and others for this free and open “green” forum.
WHO – BREATHE LA, residents, consumers, elected and appointed officials, businesses, the public policy analysts, and other community stakeholders
Emcee – Ray Gonzales, BREATHE LA Board Member and former Channel 5 KTLA host
Welcome – Honorable Janice Hahn*, Los Angeles City Councilmember, District 15
Moderator – Molly Peterson*, KPCC Reporter
Panelists – Representatives from the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and the Business Community
Responders – Representatives from Neighborhood Councils, Advocacy Groups, Elected Officials and/or the Environmental Justice Community
WHAT – Green Salon on “Greening the Ports 2: Measuring the Costs and Benefits of the Ports’ Environmental Initiatives in the Slowed Economy”
WHEN – Wednesday, June 17, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
WHERE – Port of Los Angeles Board Room @ 425 S. Palos Verdes Street, San Pedro, CA 90731; Limited lot spaces available as well as metered street parking
FYI – All of the BREATHE LA Green Salons are free and open to the public. Coffee and a light breakfast are served. For more information, contact Edward Headington at Edward@HeadingtonMedia.com or (818) 720-7181. Space is limited so please R.S.V.P. today at http://www.breathela.org/events/greening-ports-2-return-ports-la-long-beach
Below is some additional information
The BREATHE LA Green Salon Series, now in its second year of operation, engages all stakeholders around clean air, the environment and healthy living. An elected official delivers the welcome for each salon and a local journalist serves as moderator for panels of “green” experts. Sponsored by Union Bank of California, there will be six salons in 2009 (February 18th, April 15th, June 17th, August 20th, September 16th and November 19th).
Green Salon Series Contact – Edward Headington
BREATHE California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA) is a non-profit, public benefit organization dedicated to clean air and healthy lungs in Los Angeles County. BREATHE LA first established in 1903 to fight then-epidemic Tuberculosis is now part of BREATHE California, a statewide organization www.BreatheLA.org.
BREATHE LA Contact – Julia Robinson Shimizu