Gubernatorial Forum on Urban Sustainability

April 15, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost: Free, RSVP required
Organized by Urban Sustainability Forum

As Pennsylvania moves toward electing its next Governor, the Urban Sustainability Forum has invited all of the candidates to discuss their positions on significant issues related to the environment, sustainability and natural resources. This will be an important opportunity to get to know the candidates and their positions.

    Auditor General Jack Wagner- Confirmed
    Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Hoeffel- Confirmed
    Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato- Confirmed
    State Senator Anthony Williams- Confirmed
    Attorney General Tom Corbett- Invited
    State Representative Sam Rohrer- Invited
    Robert Allan Mansfield- Invited
    Richard Gordon- Invited

RSVP is required for this event:

Sponsored by the members of the Urban Sustainability Forum:  10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), City Parks Association, City of Philadelphia, Clean Air Council, Community Design Collaborative, Delaware Valley Green Building Council, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission,  Drexel University, Energy Coordinating Agency, GRID Magazine, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Philadelphia Parks Alliance, Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,  Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Sierra Club, Southeastern PA chapter, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, Temple University Ambler, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, University of Pennsylvania

Additional support provided by: Clean Water Action, Committee of Seventy, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, and PennEnvironment.

Funding provided by: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, PennFuture, and The Academy of Natural Sciences                               

Location: Academy of Natural Sciences
19th St and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Reception: 6 - 6:30 p.m.
Program: 6:30-8 p.m.

The Academy of Natural Sciences will be providing a free live webcast of the forum, available for viewing at the following locations:

Philadelphia locations:                                                                                                                           John S. and James L. Knight Green Jobs Training Center- 106 W. Clearfield St, 19133

Stateside locations:
Wilkes University, Breiseth Hall, Room 106- 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Pennsylvania Cable Network will also be covering the event on television.
In addition to live blogging, The Forum will collect and post a Twitter transcript after the event.