Yvonne - Is this something we should link to or ask Gay to write
something we can put on our Facebook page?
On 8/2/2017 10:11 PM, Gay Nicholson wrote:
> Hello ST Friends,
> Sustainable Tompkins is glad to share with you our initial version of
> a Sustainable Finger Lakes Map
> <http://www.sustainablefingerlakes.org/>. *We are asking for your help
> to make it as complete as possible before we go out into the larger
> world with this new resource.*
> Some of you may remember the Tompkins Sustainability Map that we
> created about 10 years ago to capture the ever-growing local
> sustainability and social justice movement. Unfortunately, that was
> based on Flash Player, which is no longer supported. So we decided to
> pilot a new regional map on a new platform that will let you find the
> citizen groups, businesses, and agencies that are helping to guide our
> region toward a more resilient economy, stronger democracy, and a
> healthier regional ecosystem.
> Ever since the November election, I have been thinking about our need
> to grow our movement across the entire region in order to influence
> both economic and political outcomes in the next few years. The Map
> will be a tool for helping people see just how large and diverse our
> movement is, support the businesses that are making a difference in
> our shared future, and figure out where they would like to plug in and
> help with the transition to a more secure, just, and stable way of
> inhabiting this part of our planet. The Map is just the first part of
> a shared online platform for the regional movement that we'd like to
> help create.
> Are you on the Map <http://sustainablefingerlakes.org>? Is your
> favorite green business on the Map
> <http://sustainablefingerlakes.org/>? How about that solar farm or
> LEED Platinum building? Or that bike advocacy group or that new
> progressive action committee?
> Please look for the groups you are familiar with and if they aren't on
> the Map, let me know!
> You can send an email to i...@sustainabletompkins.org
> <mailto:i...@sustainabletompkins.org> with:
> Contact Email
> and what categories and tags you think should be applied so that
> others can find what you are recommending. Tell us why your nominee
> belongs on a sustainability map!
> *THANK YOU FOR HELPING BUILD OUR MOVEMENT!*
> Gay Nicholson, Ph.D.
> Sustainable Tompkins
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