Food at the Foundation: Why Appalachia Needs Food Assistance that Works for Us


Learn why the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP – also known as food assistance- is so important to Appalachian communities, and how to advocate for a stronger SNAP program for Appalachia in the upcoming Farm Bill.  We need to build an economy that respects working people—that means improving access to food benefits. Making it […]

2023 Nature of Place Symposium: Faith and the Environment

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens One Schenley Park, PA, United States

The way people interact with nature and relate to the wild world is often rooted in the spiritual ideas and beliefs that we were raised with. The symposium invites us all to explore the spectrum of beliefs about nature held by our neighbors and community members so we can understand one another and discover the […]


Climate Smart Agriculture: Impacts from the Affordable Clean Energy Plan


Learn more about the 2023 Farm Bill, the reauthorization process, and why climate smart conservation programs are so vital to addressing the climate crisis. The historic passage of the Affordable Clean Energy Plan is at the one year mark, and along with the extensive clean energy programs is a $20 billion Farm Bill. There is […]

KING COAL: A Film Screening

Harris Theater 809 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

With director Elaine McMillion Sheldon in person to introduce the film and do Q&A after the screening! Co-Presented with Film Pittsburgh. A lyrical tapestry of a place and people, KING COAL meditates on the complex history and future of the coal industry, the communities it has shaped, and the myths it has created. Oscar-nominated filmmaker […]


Time to Scale Up!

Mt. Laurel, New Jersey

Join KEEA & EEA-NJ for their 12th Annual Policy Conference. Whether your work covers New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or beyond, you’ll leave with real insight on how the energy efficiency industry can meet the moment—and scale. Unprecedented levels of investment in energy efficiency and adjacent sectors are poised to transform our industry both regionally and nationally. […]

$350 – $565

Fair Shake Fest - Celebrate 10 Years of Environmental Legal Aid in Appalachia

Tree Pittsburgh 32 62nd St, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Presented by: Fair Shake Celebrating 10 years of environmental legal aid in Appalachia! Enjoy an evening of food, drinks, live bluegrass music and silent auction with items from partners such as Patagonia & learn how they work to support equal access, environmental justice, and community democracy. Organizer Venue


Commercial Induction Cooking Workshop - CHECK Program

RE Farm Café at Windswept 1000 Fillmore Road, Pennsylvania

Are you interested in decarbonizing your building by converting your commercial kitchen to induction cookingequipment? If so, join us for this in-person workshop! This FREE workshop is open to anyone interested in learning about induction cooking andpotentially installing this equipment in their commercial kitchen.

Alcosan's Annual Open House

Allegheny County Sanitary Authority 3300 Preble Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Presented by: Alcosan The region's largest watershed and environmental festival, FREE and open to the public! Explore informative and entertaining exhibits suitable for all ages. You'll learn about Alcosan's efforts to support the Clean Water Plan, and see firsthand the construction of their treatment plant. Organizer Venue

Watts & Learn: Solar + Storage + Microgrids = Energy Freedom


Over the past few years, Pennsylvania state agencies, advocates, utilities, and other stakeholders have looked more closely at the potential of electricity-storage, microgrids, and other systems that support the growth of solar and other renewable energy in Pennsylvania. But what have we learned? Join the Pennsylvania Solar Center and the experts for an update on […]

Free – $15

SCDN Policy Connection: Vitalizing Justice40 Opportunities


Justice40 is a national initiative that calls for at least 40% of the benefits from certain federal investments to be directed to communities overburdened by social, environmental and economic distress. Seventeen federal agencies have identified over 450 Justice40-covered programs to prioritize communities experiencing flooding, high energy costs, high asthma rates, transportation barriers, and many other […]