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SJC Monthly Meeting - Join Us! March "Societal Problem Solving Techniques"
For our March Monthly Meeting we are inviting everyone to the first session of SJC's Spring 2018 Certificate Program In Urban Sustainability. The venue for our meeting will NOT be at City Hall this month, instead it will be at Hudson County Community College, a short walk from the Jrnl Sq PATH. AND this meeting will start earlier and end later - starts 6:30 and ends at 9:30 ! Our Certificate Program is mult-dimensional and covers off on lots of topics, but we feel especially strong about providing folks with a framework about HOW TO THINK ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY, and our first session addresses the opportunity to solve societal problems more holistically, so we think it will help participants to shift the usual way they would contemplate solutions. The session will be led by Jaimie Cloud, Founder & President of The Cloud Institute in NYC. Read Jaimie's bio here http://sustainablejc.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/SJC-Certificate-Program_Instructor-Profiles-_2018.pdf Session Description - Taking a systems approach to sustainability—that is to say, looking at the world holistically, rather than in a siloed approach—generates significant synergies and has great benefits. We will learn to use tricks and techniques that allow us to view the world as an organic, complex system, even though we are limited, cognitively, to thinking of the world in simple terms. This segment of the Certificate Program will give you the tools, world views and concrete methods you need to better understand and communicate about the world holistically. Full Description of the Certificate Program In Urban Sustainability here - http://sustainablejc.org/wordpress/event/sjcs-2018-certificate-program-in-urban-sustainability/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In addition to discussing some of the above (big conversation but we only have 2 hours ...), we can share more about the field work and projects we've been working on these past months. HINT: Here are some photos of the new rain garden we just installed with partner NJ Tree Foundation - https://photos.app.goo.gl/HOuiGUcgmZQBk2673 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Most Months .... 2018 Project Leader Roundtables - Join Us ! These meetings are intended for those working on SJC Projects or community initiatives you would like SJC to support. We work on developing organizational and project effectiveness, introduce new tools and resources to the group, and update members on developments related to initiatives we're all working on. When: first Tues evening of every month, from 7pm-. 8:30pm >>>>>>Come early if you would like to network, door opens at 6:30pm Where: City Hall, Caucus Rm 204. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Ready to focus on taking SJC, Jersey City's Community Green Team Collaborative to the next level ? For those new individuals and organizations that want want to join SJC, please - Read both our Mission Statement & Charter (sign-on!) (http://sustainablejc.org/wordpress/) Complete the updated Welcome Survey (http://sustainablejc.org/wordpress/welcome-to-sjc-survey/) Send us an email after you have completed the above, subject line JOIN SJC. (http://sustainablejc.org/wordpress/about-us/contact-us/) Thanks and look forward to continuing to learn and work with you all, in making Jersey City a more sustainable place to live and work ~

Hudson County Community College

70 Sip Avenue · Jersey City, NJ

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Sustainable JC is a collaborative network of civic minded community groups and individuals who are committed to making Jersey City a more sustainable place to live and work. We are an advocacy organization focused on sustainability education and action planning. We implement innovative neighborhood demonstration projects, that positively impact the quality of our lives now and into the future.

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