[Post-sustainability-committee] March 5: Farm Workers Town Hall at LIU Post & Other Regional News

Scott Carlin Scott.Carlin at liu.edu
Thu Feb 28 09:25:42 EST 2019

See the attached flyer for next Tuesday’s Farm Workers Town Hall. Please try to attend this important event.
Gold Coast Cinema, 7 pm, March 5.   (The Location is now Hillwood Commons)

Townhall on Justice for NYS Farmworkers
Tuesday, March 5: 7-8:30pm
Gold Coast Cinema in Hillwood Commons
LIU Post
Join the conversation with advocates and scholars from labor, academic, community, and religious organizations. This event is free and open to the public. Guest speakers include:
-Roger Clayman (ED of the LI Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO);
-Bishop Provenzano (Episcopal Diocese of Long Island)
-Margaret Gray (Political Science Professor at Adelphi, author of Labor and the Locavore)
-Juan Antonio Zuniga, (CASA Riverhead (workers center))
-Ruth Faircloth (Rural Women’s Outreach Coordinator, Rural & Migrant Ministry)

This event is a part of a series of Town Halls taking place across NYS from February 10 to March 5 in Rochester, New Paltz, Yonkers and Long Island. Get informed on how you can advocate for the passage of the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act in NYS!  (Directions on campus: The Gold Coast Cinema is next to Starbucks in Hillwood Commons. Everyone can park behind Hillwood and walk in and go down the stairs. The stairs are clearly in front of the entrance. Hillwood is next to Tilles.)
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/242634056615401/
Sponsored by the Department of Social Sciences

Regional News/Events:

Sunday, March 3rd @Cinema Arts Center in Huntington- Food on Film annual series<https://slowfoodnorthshore.org/> with short documentary films and seven courses of food to inspire participation of our homegrown, Long Island local foodshed system.

Long Island Nature Organization hosting LI Natural History Conference<http://longislandnature.org/> on March 23 and 24th- if you love nature and experts on nature then you'll love this lineup<http://longislandnature.org/2019_conference/2019_schedule.shtml> of amazing speakers!

Sierra Club Film Screening of Reinventing Power at East Meadow Library on March 26th- send rsvps to myself or LI Organizer, jessica.enzmann at sierraclub.org<mailto:jessica.enzmann at sierraclub.org>.

Upcoming hearing on plastic pollution* at Suffolk County Legislature bldg- March 5 @ 2PM; public comments will be heard about two resolutions for reducing plastic:
IR 1113: A Local Law to Require Single-Use Plastic Straws and Stirrers be Distributed in Suffolk County “By Request” Only<https://www.scnylegislature.us/DocumentCenter/View/61279/Introductory-Resolution-1113-19-PDF>;
IR 1121: A Local Law to Prohibit the Distribution of Single-Use Plastics in County Parks<https://www.scnylegislature.us/DocumentCenter/View/61309/Introductory-Resolution-1121-19-PDF>
Written comments can be sent to:
Jason Richberg, Suffolk County Legislature Clerk; 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, NY 11787

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