Category Archives: Green and Greener

Posts associated with RPNA’s Green and Greener column

Kids Stuff this Saturday – June 8th 10am-1pm at Rose Park

1. Plan to bring a cotton t-shirt OR pick up a canvas bag to have the day’s message silk screened on!

2. Complete 10 steps to move our climate action forward.

3. Help with the Trash Dash.

4. Lounge with Pastries and Coffee from Corner Bakery while pondering life in 100 years at the Gazebo.

5. Face painting, 1-min shower, climate resiliency booth, where is your home on the CAAP map, identify paw prints, sign up for a beach clean-up, construct something at the Maker’s table, get stuff.

Thanks to Port of Long Beach sponsorship! #Climate4NeighborhoodHealth

Civic engagement – you know it when you do it!

RPNA at Wilson High demonstrating to high school students the people and elements to civic engagement. Our team of 7 individuals shared the arc from engagement, interaction, social change to voter registration. Plus PADNet film team and Dave Clement taking photo footage.

BIG heART event – the “All Hands on Deck” – the boards are undergoing final completion including pieces of mosaics into each design, grouting, cleaning and then framing each piece for exhibition. All of us who have participated are on pins and needles waiting for the first show!

And, we got a bit of film of of the BIG heART

The CAAP presentation at 7th Street Church – was terrifically informative. Stay tuned. If you missed this Climate Action and Adaptation Project (CAAP) presentation we are going to have an entire event for you and your household to ‘catch up’.¬† June 8th at Rose Park 10am-1pm, SpringTime by the Sea (see the image…get it?!) .

We are bringing the climate action efforts to you – in our neighborhood! There are so many contributors we don’t have room¬† to list! Want to do a science project on climate? Need to get your children on board, or maybe your parents!? There are interactive stations, awareness games plus a lovely day in the park.

Current contributors: Port of LB, LB Development Services, CAAP, Long Beach Public Library, Time Exchange, Gray Panthers, Aquarium of the Pacific, Los Cerritos Wetlands, Green job listings, and more.

Photo and message booth – tell us (and the world) your concerns, art table, scavenger hunt, Mobile Makerspace program- The Mobile Studio and more.

No need to organize a ride, look for parking – this event takes place in your backyard. Need info? info@rpna.org