|2014 Fall Electronics Recycling and Household Hazardous Material Drop-off Event for Black Hawk County Residents - Volunteers are needed to help with the Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, Sept. 27th, to unload electronics, survey, and direct traffic. Free lunch and safety gear will be provided. Click here for additional details about how to donate your time.
Cedar Falls Seed Library Harvest Party
Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014 18:53
Thanks for your interest in the Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition!
The Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition is a group of community organizations and individuals that have come together to improve the health of our community. We are committed to outreach and education, and we especially focus our attention on under-served and at-risk populations. Our organization has grown from 15 to nearly 30 member organizations in the past two years. The organizations and individuals involved in this coalition strive to create a healthier Cedar Valley for future generations by focusing on the following three theme areas:
Health and Well-Being
Environmental Health Film Series
There will be three films this Fall as part of our Healthy Communities Film Series presented in part by the Recycling Reuse Technology Transfer Center and the Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition.
Join us at 7:00pm in University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education Auditorium for each screening. Click the links for more information about each film.
September 15th - 9,000 Needles and Special Guest, Tara Anderson from Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine: Tara Anderson will kick off this special night with a 30-minute lecture and demonstration, followed by the award-winning movie 9,000 Needles. The film tells the story of Devin Dearth, left paralyzed and unable to walk after a stroke, who journeys to China to participate in a rehabilitation program integrating Western medicine with traditional Chinese approaches.
October 6th - I AM poses two practical and provocative questions: what’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better. Tom Shadyac, one of Hollywood’s leading comedy practitioners and the creator of “Ace Ventura,” “Liar Liar,” and “Bruce Almighty,” recounts what happened to him after a cycling accident left him incapacitated, possibly for good. He emerged from recovery with a new sense of purpose, determined to investigate how we can improve our world.
October 20th - Transition to a Global Green Economy: Generating jobs at three times the rate of the conventional sector, green investments have been a boon not just to the health of the planet but to the economy. In this program, experts explore these environmentally sustainable economy.
Coming Spring of 2015:
Frac Nation - In FrackNation journalist Phelim McAleer faces threats, cops and bogus lawsuits questioning green extremists for the truth about fracking. McAleer uncovers fracking facts suppressed by environmental activists, and he talks with rural Americans whose livelihoods are at risk if fracking is banned. Emotions run high but the truth runs deep.
You’ve been Trumped - In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on a celebrity tycoon. At stake is one of Britain's very last stretches of wilderness.
The Cleantech Future - Industries for a Healthy Planet: What if we could live in a clean world? A world in which energy would be 100% renewable, water no longer polluted, transportation truly green and production methods clean and regenerative? There will be such a world. In this documentary VPRO Backlight explores the unprecedented possibilities of a new industrial revolution: Cleantech.
We look forward to seeing you there!