Environmental Justice

On Wednesday, April 20, 2017, Sustainable Long Island’s Director of Communications and Development, Gabrielle Lindau, and Program Manager, Erika Hill, joined SUNY College at Old Westbury for a very special Earth Week presentation.

Joined by Assistant Professor Chris Hartmann, Ph.D., from the Department of Public Health, Erika and Gabrielle presented to the school’s Environmental Justice […]

Sustainable Long Island and the PSEG Foundation Launch Regional Rain Garden Website

On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 Sustainable Long Island along with the PSEG Foundation, hosted a press conference on the critical condition of Long Island’s aquifers, green infrastructure practices and water conservation. Guest speakers at the conference included Charlotte Biblow, Esq., Farrell Fritz, P.C., Sustainable Long Island Board President, John O’Connell, Vice President Transmission and Distribution, […]

Local Groups Educate, Combat Climate Change (TBR Newspapers)

(The Times Beacon Record Newspapers) Scientists and politicians are relied upon to do the bulk of the work to reduce the effects and pace of climate change, but local activist organizations on Long Island are taking on the burden as well.

“I think it’s really important for grassroots and local solutions to tackle this […]

Sustainable Long Island Provides Assistance to Residents and Entrepreneurs

Unique Opportunity Provided for Small Business Owners

Sustainable Long Island recently completed a series of one-on-one style small business mentoring sessions designed to provide personalized assistance to small businesses and/or aspiring entrepreneurs. Mentoring session themes covered business growth strategies, resources for accessing capital, achieving financial success, how to utilize digital marketing tools, and other topics […]

“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 […]