RIT and Audubon International Host Sustainable Communities Summit

Event examines opportunities and challenges of creating sustainable communities

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Rochester Institute of Technology and Audubon International will host a regional sustainable communities summit Wednesday, June 3, on the RIT campus.

The event, organized by Audubon International through a community grant provided by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT, will focus on the creation of stronger public-private partnerships and greater policy coordination between initiatives related to economic development, environmental science and community development. Community, business and political leaders from throughout the Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes region are expected to attend.

The summit is a component of the Community Initiative, which is a national effort by Audubon International to enhance partnership development related to the creation of sustainable community planning and policy implementation. For more information visit http://www.sustainablecommunityinitiative.com.

WHAT: Sustainable Communities Summit

WHO: New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT and Audubon International

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3

WHERE: Louise M. Slaughter Building, second floor, RIT campus