Hemispheric Conservation Latino Network launches event Sept. 11
DENVER (June 18, 2014) — Colorado has been selected today to be the home of the 2nd annual Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) taking place in Denver and Boulder, September 11-15, 2014. The event, A New Shade of Green, is produced by Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A) and is presented in part by The Sierra Club and The Dairy Center of the Arts. In addition, ALEF will be launching the Hemispheric Conservation Latino Network (HCLN), a network about Latinovating environmental advocacy and the forging of a hemispheric coalition of Latino conservation leaders across national borders.
ALEF will welcome celebrities, artists, scientists, and community and public policy leaders of the Americas to discuss the environmental and health problems our communities face, to propose solutions and to awaken diverse communities to take an active role in the environmental movement. Some celebrities include environmental global leader Jean-Michel Cousteau and actor/social activist and educator, Edward James Olmos.
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