Panel Session: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 • 5:30-6:30pm
Hosted By: Binghamton University Libraries
The Binghamton University Libraries is hosting a panel discussion on sustainability-related steps that individuals can make in their own lives. We'll be joined by the Broome County Public Library Director who will talk about relevant library resources available to the community, as well as by representatives from VINES, Network for a Sustainable Tomorrow (NEST), and the Binghamton University Zero Hour chapter. Join us for this virtual discussion from 5:30-6:30pm on March 10th.
Register Here for the Zoom link, and remember to bring your questions for the panelists!
This even is part of new sustainability initiatives in the Libraries. To learn more see: https://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/sustainability
About the Panelists:
Josias Bartram is the new Director of the Broome County Public Library. He has worked in public, academic and museum libraries in New York, Delaware, and California. Prior to moving to Binghamton in September, he was the Librarian for Digital Publishing, Curation, and Conversion at Pepperdine University in Malibu where he experienced some of the most extreme impacts of climate change. He grew up on a communal organic farm in Steuben County and has been involved in the environmental movement since childhood.
Kate Miller-Corcoran has been writing stories and advocating for change in her community since she was a kid growing up on her family’s farm in Windsor, NY. She received her BA in English from Penn State University and an M.A. in English from SUNY Cortland. For six seasons she worked as the Farm Share Manager for VINES, where she still serves as the Development & Communications Manager, a position shared with the Memory Maker Project. Her background also includes: teaching at the Early Childhood and Elementary levels, freelance writing, and business management, including her own, Magical Mama’s Cloth Diapering Service.
Adam Flint is Director of Clean Energy Programs at the Network for a Sustainable Tomorrow. He has more than 25 years experience as an educator, including as Assistant Prof. of Sociology at Hartwick College, and as lecturer in Environmental Studies and in Latin American Studies at Binghamton University. Adam co-founded the Tier Energy Network of the Southern Tier, and also, the NY Energy Democracy Alliance, where he coordinates Community Owned Shared Renewables Working Group, and represents the Alliance on the Energy Democracy Project, a national initiative to create to support and promote the Energy Democracy Movement, and its values and practices.
Mona Porter is representing the Zero Hour Club Binghamton, which is a student led branch under the non profit climate organization known as Zero Hour. They are also a independent club comprised of young climate activists with a shared desire to promote and educate the Binghamton community ,both on and off campus, on the important topics of the climate crisis,environmental justice and sustainability.