NYLCVEF holds policy forums, candidate forums, and fundraising events across the state and throughout the year.
Our nonpartisan candidate forums, which take place in the weeks leading up to an election, bring candidates to their community so voters can learn more about their environmental policies. Our policy forums bring experts, advocates, and decision-makers together to develop solutions to local environmental problems. Click on the events below to learn more about how you can join us.
Lower Hudson Valley Clean Bus Webinar
Join us for a webinar on the need to dump dirty diesel for cleaner, emissions-free electric school buses in the Hudson Valley region. Attendees will hear from experts on funding solutions and from advocates in the electric school bus movement.
Ranked Choice Voting webinar
Join us, the League of Women Voters of New York, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice for a webinar on ranked-choice voting. RCV will be implemented in a major citywide election for the first time this year. Participants will be trained on how the system works, how to fill out a ballot properly, and how the NYC government…
CLCPA Forum on Manufacturing
Join us and Columbia University’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law for the fifth webinar in our series on meeting the goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. This webinar will focus on the manufacturing sector. Speakers: Heather Briccetti, The Business Council of NYS Luke Clemente, Bonded Concrete Matt Roberts, Sherrill Manufacturing Randy…
Buffalo Clean Buses webinar
Join us for a webinar on why we should dump dirty diesel for cleaner buses. The State Department of Environmental Conservation is committed to allocating 40% of the Volkswagen settlement money towards cleaning up buses and President Biden has proposed a $20 billion federal investment for electric school buses. The time is now for communities like…
General Election Day
The best way to stay civically engaged and to advocate for the environment and environmental justice communities is by making sure you cast your ballot. This year New York City is voting for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents, City Council, and District Attorneys in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The deadline to register to vote is…
Primary Election Day
The best way to stay civically engaged and to advocate for the environment and environmental justice communities is by making sure you cast your ballot. This year New York City is voting for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents, City Council, and District Attorneys in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Other localities are also voting for municipal-level…
A Greener City Hall: Conversations with NYC Mayoral Candidates
We convened New York City Mayoral candidates to share their views on a variety of sustainability issues in a series of taped interviews. We asked questions on issues including air quality, water quality, parks and open space, public transportation, climate adaptation, and green infrastructure. View the slideshow here. Watch our video of interviews and a special…
Knotweed in the Upper Delaware River Watershed
Japanese Knotweed is present everywhere along the Upper Delaware River and its tributaries. Left unmanaged it continues to spread along the river and everywhere it can find suitable conditions all the while crowding out native riparian vegetation leading to habitat loss, soil erosion and bank destabilization. Friends of the Upper Delaware River is undertaking research…
CLCPA Roundtable on Natural Resources
Join us and Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law for the next forum in our series on implementing the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. This forum will focus on how New York’s natural resources can help reach the goal of 85% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions statewide by 2050. The event will feature…