Virtual Conversation: Sustainability in Boise Schools

09/28/2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM MT


  • Free


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United States of America


With the climate crisis looming, students around the country have led the charge to decarbonize their schools and communities. A group of students from all four high school quads is pushing for a clean energy commitment and long-term sustainability plan for the Boise School District. Join the conversation on September 28, 2021 at noon for a panel discussion about the details, feasibility, and next steps of a green schools model in Boise.


Shiva Rajbhandari, Student, Boise School District

Theresa A. Drake, Senior Manager of Customer Relations and Energy Efficiency, Idaho Power

Chris Taylor, Science and Sustainability Supervisor, Boise School District

Arya Barkesseh, Student (former), Salt Lake City

This Virtual Conversation will be moderated by City Club of Boise Board Member Katherine Himes, Ph.D.James A. & Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research Director, on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MT.



City Club thanks our Premier Sponsor, Northwest Nazarene University and the NNU College of Business, our Annual Sponsor University of Idaho, Boise, and the 2021 Forum Series sponsors: AARP of Idaho, Bank of Idaho, Clima-Tech CorporationEchelon GroupMicronPacificSource Health PlansSmall Mine Development, and St. Luke's. We are pleased to welcome university students to attend our events thanks to our University partners Boise State University and Northwest Nazarene University. Our media partners include Boise State Public Radio670 KBOI, Idaho Public Television and the Idaho Statesman. This program is made possible in part by a grant from the Idaho Humanities Council, the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


If you have any questions, call 208-364-4614 and staff can assist you.