Earth Week 2021

volunteer group at The Button
March 15, 2021

Join Penn Sustainability and our partners for a mix of in-person and virtual events to celebrate Earth Week 2021!

 

Throughout the Week

Virtual Earth Day 5K

  • Join Penn Recreation for a FREE Earth Day Virtual 5K!
  • Run the race any time from 4/19 - 4/25
  • Register Here

Bon Appetit's Embrace Plant-Forward Challenge

 

Monday, April 19

Yoga at Shoemaker Green with Penn Recreation

Environmental Injustice: a Tool of Israeli Occupation

 

Tuesday, April 20

Green Labs Info Session

 

Wednesday, April 21

Penn Park Farm Tour with the Penn Food and Wellness Collaborative Coordinator Lila Bhide

UPOC + Fossil Free Penn Environmental Justice Art Build

Penn Alumni Water Forum: Networking Event

 

Thursday, April 22 - Earth Day!

Campus Ecology Tour with Penn's Landscape Architect Bob Lundgren

Earth Day SAS 60-Second Lecture

Penn Traditions Succulent Grab & Go

  • 12:30pm - 2pm; pick up a succulent behind Sweeten Alumni House (3533 Locust Walk)!
  • RSVP Here
    • Deadline to register to receive seeds via mail if you are not on campus: Wednesday, April 14
    • Deadline to register to pick up a succulent at Sweeten Alumni House: Monday, April 19

Making Black Lives Matter in Philadelphia: Perspectives from the Health Sciences

  • 3pm - 5pm; Virtual
  • This event will explore how the COVID-19 vaccine equity and gun violence crises are linked through the common root cause of structural racism
  • Register Here

Nature Rx: A Refreshing Path to Wellness at Penn

  • 4pm - 5pm; Virtual
  • Panel discussion put on by Morris Arboretum exploring the philosophy and evidence-based benefits of Nature Rx
  • Register Here

Charting the Electric Vehicle Future: Accelerators and Roadblocks

  • 4:30pm - 6pm; Virtual
  • Co-sponsored by the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center + the Mack Institute on Innovation Management
  • Register Here

 

Friday, April 23

Volunteering @ Penn Park Farm with Penn Environmental Group

Yoga at Shoemaker Green with Penn Recreation

The Water Center Graduate Student Grant Recipient Showcase and Networking Session

 

Saturday, April 24

Ray's Reusables Pop-Up

West Philadelphia Cleanup

Tour of Hives @ Penn Park with Penn Beekeeping Club