Community Efforts

Get involved with other local groups & events

Take a look at some of the amazing environmentally-aware groups and initiatives already taking place in our area! CFG is committed to supporting a community of climate-aware citizens working toward a more sustainable world.

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National Park

Color Pittsford Green

CPG is initiating a program to encourage residents to participate in this fun effort – in their own yards – that will help restore our community’s biodiversity, ecological health, and beauty.  The more yards that join, the more connected these healthy plots of land can be. 

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Rochester Youth Climate Leaders

Youth Climate Summit

Sponsored by youth, open to the public. Join local experts via Zoom to learn how climate change will affect the Finger Lakes region, what's being done about it, and how YOU can be part of the solution! 

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New York Youth Climate Leaders

Founded by Rochester youth

As a policy-driven organization of youth from across New York State, we coordinate and empower youth to advocate for comprehensive, equitable, and effective climate solutions. We strive to improve New Yorkers’ quality of life, protect frontline communities, and ensure environmental and economic justice for generations to come.

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Johanna Perrin Victory Garden 

Sponsor a garden bed!

Students at JP will have the opportunity to plan, build, propagate, maintain, harvest and use produce from a new raised bed garden in our school courtyard. This work was supported, in part, by Cornell’s Office of Engagement Initiatives.

Once established, a portion of their summer harvest will be donated to the Perinton Food Shelf.

 

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Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action (RAICA)

Environmental Stewardship

The Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action is a group of individuals and organizations of faith in the Rochester metropolitan area seeking to create a meaningful response to Climate Change.  In doing so we acknowledge our common conviction to care for the earth and its people. Working together we seek to share resources, leverage our strengths and magnify our positive impact.

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Fairport/Perinton Clean Up event
April 22-May 1, 2021 (past)

This clean up effort is sponsored by the The Fairport Perinton Partnership and Color Fairport Green.  We thank the DPW Departments of the Town of Perinton and the Village of Fairport for their assistance!

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