YCFL along with the Borough of Fort Lee and Fort Lee Environmental Committee with Sustainable NJ hosted a Climate Change Awareness event at the Fort Lee Community Center on Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Clima-Con Event included:
- Guest speakers to enlighten the community about the dangers of the abnormal weather pattern facing our world
- Local environmental protection organizations to share useful information
- Various games and activities to educate the younger students on climate change
- Live music and food trucks
- Poster contest on how society can help to mitigate the effects of the climate change. The contest was open to Fort Lee students from elementary to high school. The winning designs were printed on reusable tote bags that were sold at the event as alternatives to plastic grocery bags.
YCFL plans to implement a recycling bin program throughout Fort Lee with the proceeds from the charity sales. YCFL also donated trees to Fort Lee.
Clima-Con Photo Gallery