11:30 AM11:30

Meeting the Challenge of Global Climate Change in the Pacific NW

El Porvenir Board member Richard Gammon will be in Bellingham, WA on Wednesday, February 27th at the Bellingham City Club to give a talk titled "Meeting the Challenge of Global Climate Change in the Pacific NW." Richard is a dynamic speaker and is an expert in this area (see his bio below).

If you need more information, please contact:

Jayne Freudenberger, Program Chair Bellingham City Club

freudbj7@comcast.net, 360-734-5283

Richard Gammon- Dr Richard H. Gammon is Professor(Emeritus) of Chemistry and Oceanography, and Adjunct Professor(Emeritus) of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. He is a former Co-Director of the UW Program on the Environment (2004-2007).  Richard has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in chemistry, oceanography, atmospheric science, global biogeochemical cycles, and climate change. His research has emphasized the measurement and interpretation of atmospheric trace gases critical to climate change. Richard served as the Director of Science at the Pacific Science Center (1979-80), and remains actively involved in improving the understanding of the climate change challenge with frequent public talks.

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1:00 PM13:00

Join Executive Director Rob Bell in Los Angeles

Join Executive Director Rob Bell on February 22, 2019, 1-2:30 PM, to discuss new ideas, strategies and opportunities to support El Porvenir's work in Nicaragua.

Click here for parking info and directions to the La Kretz Innovation Campus (LKIC) located at 525 S. Hewitt Street, Los Angeles 90013. Parking will be available for a daily rate of $6 at LKIC. If the lot has filled up, please refer to alternative parking and transportation suggestions.

If possible, please carpool, rideshare, or take public transportation to our Campus.

Agenda for the meeting:

1:00pm: Welcome and Introductions

1:15pm: Update from Nicaragua and El Porvenir

1:30pm: Brainstorming

2:15pm: Session Wrap Up

An RSVP is appreciated but not required: jenna@elporvenir.org or 720-236-9158.

Rob has lived over 17 years in Nicaragua, is bilingual and bicultural, and is a leader in WASH. He served as the Chair of the Nicaraguan Water and Sanitation Network and brings a wealth of knowledge and best practices to El Porvenir.

Can't attend? You can still make a donation to support our life-changing programs at www.elporvenir.org/donate

We hope to see you there!

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4:00 PM16:00

Happy Hour with El Porvenir's Board of Directors

Once a year our amazing Board of Directors gets together to talk strategy, to dive into new WASH technologies, to discuss watershed management and climate change mitigation, and so much more. We invite Philly-area folks to join us for Happy Hour, meet our Board of Directors and staff, and engage in these conversations.

Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, 21 N Juniper St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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10:00 AM10:00

Central America: Immigration Policies and Economic Realities

Join a panel of experts from El Porvenir, Interfaith Alliance Colorado, Casa de Paz, Mountain Sky Conference of the United Methodist Church, and Dr. Arturo Gonzalez from the Jubilate! Sacred Singers for a discussion centering on Central America, its immigrants, and the harsh economic and political realities of the people that live there.

Erie United Methodist Church, 604 Holbrook St, Erie, Colorado 80516

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6:00 PM18:00

17th Annual Benefit Dinner: Denver, CO

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Please join the Colorado Friends of El Porvenir at 17th Annual Benefit Dinner to support the work of El Porvenir!

St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, 2301 York St. Denver, CO 80205

Suggested donation: $20

Reserve online by giving at elporvenir.org/donate.

RSVP at 303.861.1499 or info@elporvenir.org
RSVP is not required, although greatly appreciated!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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