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Celebrate Green Week On-Campus Events, March 22-30

March 15, 2013

This year's Green Week will take place March 22-30, with events hosted by Student Sustainability Association at Penn (SSAP) members groups each day. The week will start off with a World Water Day event hosted by Amnesty International and UNICEF and with a celebration of PennCycle's first birthday. On Saturday evening, Power Up Gambia will host an event before Penn Environmental Group's political committee hosts the official Earth Hour event in Philadelphia. Sunday, Penn Garden will host a work day at 2pm. Monday-Thursday, Divestment at Penn will have a photo booth on Locust where members of the Penn community to show their support for divesting Penn's endowment from the fossil fuel industry. Wednesday will be the weekly IES seminar. Friday is packed with the semi-annual Greenfest and a Greeco-Reps fundraiser with PSR Quizzo and in collaboration with Green Acorn. Wrapping up the week, on Saturday, Kelly Writers House in collaboration with PennCycle, will host a literary bike tour.

You can check out SSAP's website, Facebook, and Twitter (@ssapenn) for updates.

March 22
World Water Day (Amnesty and UNICEF)
PennCycle Turns 1

March 23
Earth Hour
Power Up Gambia

March 24
Penn Garden Work Day (2pm)

March 25-28
Divestment at Penn Photo booth on Locust

March 27
SSAP Desserts and Coffee Hour 

March 29
Greenfest
Greeco-Reps Fundraiser with PSR Quizzo (potential)

March 30
PennCycle / Kelly Writers House Bike Tour

Green Week partnering groups: PEG, Amnesty, UNICEF, PennCycle, Power Up Gambia, Penn Garden, Divestment at Penn, Eco-reps, Penn Sustainability Review, Green Acorn, Kelly Writer's House

Fact

The Green Campus Partnership was created by environmentally conscious students in 2007.

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