POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020 – NEW DATE COMING SOON

summary

Be a part of the most important effort of our time.

It is critical we all do our part to address the climate crisis over the next 10 years.
Join over 1,000 neighbors, experts, policymakers, and activists in this earthshot effort and commit to local climate action!

Individual and Community Actions

For improving home energy, reducing waste, maintaining healthier yards, choosing sustainable food, and more

Speakers, Workshops, and Expo

World-renowned keynote speakers to galvanize action and interactive sessions

Drive Electric

EV car show with owner’s corner, charging station maps, and range information

Policy

Important policy updates and information on how individuals can make a difference from advocacy to voting to investing

Student Engagement

Student expo showcasing Greenlight Award participants who have been engaged in creative projects to impact an environmental problem plus the Greenlight Award finals!

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Fall 2020
At Fox Lane High School

schedule

FALL 2020

10:00 am Registration Opens
10:00 am Expo Opens
11:00 – 11:45 pm Welcome and Opening Keynote Addresses
12:00 – 12:45 pm Expo, Sessions, EV Car Show, and Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 pm Expo, Sessions, EV Car Show, and Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 pm Expo, Sessions, EV Car Show, and Lunch
3:00 pm Expo Closes
   
   

sessions

Session Schedule

Break-Out Session 1

  • Plug In: Reduce Fossil Fuels at Home 
  • Buy In: How to Limit Warming to 2 Degrees 
  • Dig In: Why Trees, Plants and Soil Are Real Climate Solutions
  • Visit the Expo, Car Show, Greenlight Award Solutions, and Lunch

Break-Out Session 2

  • Buy In: Building Emotional Resilience in the Face of Climate Change
  • Ride In/Buy In: We Can Get There From Here
  • Dig In: Going “Beyond:” Eat Better for the Climate
  • Visit the Expo, Car Show, Greenlight Award Solutions, and Lunch

Break-Out Session 3 

  • Buy In: You’ve Got the Power – Join the Movement!
  • Dig In: Using SmartTech to Promote Biodiversity
  • Plug In: Reduce Fossil Fuels at Home
  • Buy In: How to Limit Warming to 2 Degrees 
  • Zero In:
  • Visit the Expo, Car Show, Greenlight Award Solutions, and Lunch

Session 4

Greenlight Award Finals

3:30 Expo Closes

 

Full session descriptions coming soon.

speakers

Come be inspired and informed by our Speakers

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Holly Arbuckle
Farmer/Co-founder, Singing Pasture Farms

Elizabeth Allured, Pys.D.
Co-President of the Climate Psychology Alliance of North America

Lauren Bailey
Director of Climate Policy, Tri-State Transportation Campaign

Kevin Brenner
President, Healthy Home Energy and Consulting and local owner of carbon neutral home

Alexandra P. Cart
Co-founder of Madeira Global

Jeff Cordulak
Founder, Organic Ways & Means Landscaping

Sean Dague
Software Engineer – IBM Q (Quantum Computing) at IBM and Group Leader for Citizens Climate Lobby

Sarah Douglis
Principal, SolTide Consulting, strategic advisor

Lori Ensinger
President, Westchester Land Trust

Darius Fernandez
Junior, Yonkers High School and Greenlight Award competitor

Kathleen Finlay
President, Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming

Murray Fisher
Creator of the New York Harbor School and The Billion Oyster Project

Wendy Greenspun, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst and couples therapist who has expanded her focus to include the field of Ecopsychology

Janet Harckham
Climate Reality Leader, Co-President Westchester County Climate Crisis Task Force, and Co-President Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center and Bedford 2020 Advisory Board member

Bruce Ho
Senior Advocate, Climate and Clean Energy Program, NRDC

Midge Iorio
Bedford 2020 Executive Director

Corrine Lapin-Cohen
Artist, naturalist, teacher

Gina McCarthy (special video welcome for EarthShot attendees)
President and CEO, NRDC

Lynda Prim
Senior Farm Director, Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming

Harriet Shugarman
Founder and Executive Director, ClimateMama, author

Karen Simons
Principal, Hudson Varick Resources Ltd., food systems consultant and Bedford 2020 Board member

Jordan Stutt
Carbon Programs Manager, Acadia Center

Bernice Tompkins
Project Manager at the Climate Stories Project

sponsors

Sponsor the Earthshot!

Over the past ten years,  Bedford 2020 has attracted thousands of community members to events and forums. Earthshot 2030 will be our seventh and most substantial community action day. Our motivated and engaged community will rally behind this special Earth Day event as Bedford 2020 launches even more aggressive climate action goals for the next 10 years.

Reach our engaged audience

Unparalleled opportunity to connect directly with community members actively seeking environmental solutions — from EV’s to clean heating and cooling systems, to renewable energy and energy efficiency, to waste reduction, climate friendly food choice, healthy yard practices and more.

Broad exposure

Sponsors will receive digital exposure on our event website, advertising and editorial in all Bedford 2020 promotional materials, and a highlighted presence at the event.

There are a limited number of signature sponsorship opportunities available. Don’t miss the opportunity to support this important event and show your support for Climate Action by signing up to be a sponsor!

Click here for more information or to sign up to be a sponsor.

Signature
Climate
Champion:
$5,000
 
  • Top billing as a premiere sponsor
  • Sponsor name/logo included prominently in outreach and event materials
  • Complimentary, premium Expo table location
  • Naming rights for a section/activity at the event AND to one of the Greenlight Award prizes
  • 8 admission tickets (includes lunch)
  • Access to VIP/Media room
Climate
Guardian:
$3,000
 
  • Sponsor name/logo included in outreach and event materials
  • Complimentary Expo table in high-traffic location
  • Naming rights for a section/activity at the event OR to one of the Greenlight Award prizes
  • 6 admission tickets (includes lunch)
  • Access to VIP/media room
Climate
Supporter:
$1,500
 
  • Sponsor name included in publicity materials, website, and event signage
  • Complimentary Expo table in high-traffic location
  • 4 admission tickets (includes lunch)
  • Access to VIP/Media room
 

partners

Expo

Co-Hosts

Bedford Central School District

Sponsors

sponsors

NYSERDA Sustainable Westchester Healthy Home Dandelion Geothermal NYSEG Bedford Magazine TBM Designs Ladle of Love Suburban Carting Co. Wizard Studios People's United Bank