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Audibon Naturalist Society: Taking Nature Black

Taking Nature Black: An Audubon Naturalist Society Black History Month Celebration is a FREE event, in partnership with the Choose Clean Water Coalition, Chesapeake Bay Program’s Diversity Action Team and Montgomery Parks.

The day-long event begins with a Green Jobs Fair where college students, retirees and professionals of color can find short-term and long-term paid and volunteer opportunities in the environmental industry with nonprofit, government and private sector employers. There will be breakout sessions on environmental advocacy, cultural competency in the workplace, and stewardship practices at home or in local communities. Taking Nature Black will feature Bob “The Griot” Smith, Storyteller/Actor and President of the Griots’ Circle of Maryland, National Association of Black Storytellers. The day will conclude with a cocktail party reception.

A light breakfast and lunch will be served.
Tickets are FREE, but registration is requested. Learn more and find links to register at http://anshome.org/index.php/special-events

Details

Date:
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Woodend Nature Sanctuary (ANS Headquarters)
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, MD United States

Organizer

Audibon Naturalist Society
Phone:
(301) 652-9188
Website:
http://www.anshome.org/