NEW YORK, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Real estate investment company KPG Funds today announced a renewed partnership and sponsorship with Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions workshops at Earth Celebrations. This vast series of workshops offered free of charge, from March 5 – May 11 invites residents, youth and local groups to collaborate with our artists in residence to create visual arts, giant puppets and costumes exploring local sites and their climate solution initiatives, from the bio-channels from community gardens that filter pollution runoff, water harvesting solar ponds and micro-grids, to green roofs and rooftop bee farms, as well as a community vision plan for climate resilience on the front lines sea.
“At KPG Funds, we put sustainability and the environment at the forefront of everything we do, so we are delighted to continue to sponsor the Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions workshops of Earth Celebrations”, co-founder and CEO of Greg Kraut.
“KPG Funds sponsorship of Earth Celebrations Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions workshops has been critical to our ability to engage community through the arts in inspiring climate solutions initiatives in community gardens, neighborhood and waterfront. sea. ” Felicia Young, Founder and Executive Director Earth Celebrations
“NYC is leading the way with local environmentally friendly laws and KPG wants to strengthen these noble efforts. We are honored to be able to continue to help educate others on achievable environmental initiatives, ”Rod Kritsberg co-founder and CIO. “KPG is actively working to reduce our risk of climate change.”
Visual and performance art works created in workshops culminate in the Green City: Art & Climate Solutions Pageant on Saturday 14 May 2021. The spectacular theatrical show features a visual art and giant puppet procession with 20 on-site performances of music, dance, drama and poetry celebrating the sustainable urban ecosystem of the Lower East Side in community gardens, the neighborhood and the sea front.
Through the arts, Earth Celebrations engages community participants to make a deeper connection to the natural world in the urban environment and to work together creatively to cultivate a sustainable future.
Earth Celebrations was founded in 1991 by the artist Felicia Young apply the arts to build community, collaboration and action on climate change, water quality, river restoration, waste management and the preservation of community gardens, parks and a healthy urban environment. Through pioneering cultural strategies, Earth Celebrations establishes diverse sectoral partnerships with local organizations, academic institutions, government agencies, schools, youth and community residents to address climate challenges, develop solutions and generate ecological, political and social changes.
SOURCE KPG Fund