Roosevelt Island Community Roundtable
Planning a Vision Summit to create a more environmentally sustainable Roosevelt Island
This grant supports a planning roundtable to develop a Vision Summit focused on creating a more sustainable Roosevelt Island. Roosevelt Islanders, Cornell Tech, Cornell Cooperative Extension of New York City and Roosevelt Island organizations — led by a facilitator and leaders from iDig2Learn and the Roosevelt Island Garden Club — will establish goals, priorities, strategies and program topics for the summit. Potential topics include health, science and human development programs on clean water, food, air, land, shelter, resource and waste management; systems that sustain a clean environment; proximity to nature; self-sufficiency; and financial success and stability.
Topics: Children, Youth, Seniors and Families; Education; Energy, Environment and Sustainability; Food and Agriculture
Jane Swanson, Community and Government Relations
Jennifer Tiffany, Department of Human Development
College of Human Ecology
- Community partner: iDig2Learn
- Community partner: Roosevelt Island Garden Club
Engaged Opportunity Grants
Supporting a wide range of community-engaged learning projects, from student leadership programs and partnership building to events and conference travel. Open to all faculty and staff.