“Rise Up Roosevelt, Stay Woke”

On Wednesday February 1, 2017 over 60 residents from Roosevelt and stakeholders gathered at the Roosevelt Fire House to participate in an interactive discussion about the health and wellness of the Roosevelt Community. Attendees were walked through the “Community Based Participatory Research Process” that was facilitated by Long Island Community Academic Research Partnership (LICARP), where […]

Long Islanders Honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday (Newsday)

(Newsday) – On Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 Long Islanders filled sidewalks, churches and community centers to celebrate the life and legacy of one of the nation’s greatest civil rights icons: the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Long Beach residents walk along West Park Avenue on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, during the annual procession in […]

Sustainable Long Island Names L. Von Kuhen, Ph.D. Executive Director

Sustainable Long Island announces the appointment of L. Von Kuhen, Ph.D., as its Executive Director. The appointment is effective immediately.

“Von brings a wealth of experience, leadership, and innovation to Sustainable Long Island along with a profound sense of commitment to Long Island communities, and our region’s sustainability,” said Charlotte Biblow, Sustainable Long Island […]

Long Island Leaders Celebrate Fourth Annual Sustainability All-Star Awards

On Wednesday, December 7th Sustainable Long Island hosted its 4th Annual Sustainability All-Star Awards at the beautiful Carlyle On The Green in Farmingdale, New York. This year Sustainable Long Island honored the lives and legacy of Amy Hagedorn and Ruth Negrón-Gaines. Amy and Ruth demonstrated year round that helping underprivileged neighborhoods and our youth is […]

Sustainable Long Island Community Partner Advocates for Social Equity (Newsday)

Omar Ishtiaque, left, of Port Jefferson and Jason Neal of Bellport talk during an interfaith gathering on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at the Islamic Association of Long Island in Selden. Photo Credit: Chris Ware

(Newsday) – On Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016 Sustainable Long Island advocate, Jason Neal, joined an interfaith gathering at the Islamic […]

Annual Holiday Toy Drive

The Long Beach Martin Luther King Center (MLK) is hosting its annual holiday toy drive and needs your support. Each year the MLK Center distributes toys to 250 less fortunate families in the City of Long Beach. Unfortunately, this year they are short on their toy collection and would love your support. They are seeking […]

Sustainable Long Island Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Farmingdale, N.Y., November 18, 2016 – Sustainable Long Island announced today they have joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the […]

How to Keep a Compost Going Even When It’s Cold Outside

On Saturday, November 5th Sustainable Long Island (SLI), hosted a gardening workshop at the Freeport Community Garden run by the Cedarmore Corporation. The workshop was attended by about 15 people, predominantly high school students, who help tend the community garden and work at the Freeport Farmers’ Market (also supported by SLI).

The workshop focused […]

The Second Annual Native American Symposium: Constructing Native American History on Long Island and Abroad

Sustainable Long Island’s Board Member and Director of the Social Science Research Institute at Farmingdale State College, Dr. Miriam K. Deitsch, Pd.D., will be presenting The Second Annual Native American Symposium: “Constructing Native American History on Long Island and Abroad.” The event is scheduled to take place on Friday October 28, 2016 at the Farmingdale […]

Ulysses Byas Elementary School Fire Department Walk

On Wednesday, October 19th Sustainable Long Island (SLI) and Western Suffolk BOCES accompanied students from Ulysses Byas Elementary School in Roosevelt on their annual Fire Department Education Walk. As part of the Creating Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC) program, and in an effort to promote walkability and access to physical activity, Sustainable Long Island led […]