KPG is Leading the Way in Sustainable and Environmental Stewardship by Sponsoring Climate Solutions Workshops and Initiatives for NYC community gardens, neighborhood and the waterfront

Real estate investment firm KPG Funds today announced a sponsorship and partnership with Earth Celebrations’ Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions Workshops.This extensive workshop series, offered free of cost, from February 29 – May 6 engages residents, youth and local groups:

  • Collaborate with our artists-in-residence creating visual art, giant puppets and costumes.
  • Explore local sites and their climate solution initiatives, from community garden bio-swales that filter pollution runoff, water harvesting ponds and solar micro grids, to green roofs and rooftop bee farms.
  • Learn about our community vision plan for climate resiliency on the waterfront.

“At KPG Funds, we put sustainability and environment at the forefront of everything we do, so we are delighted to sponsor Earth Celebrations’ Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions Workshops,” Greg Kraut Co-Founder and CEO.

“KPG Funds’ sponsorship of Earth Celebrations’ Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions Workshops has been vital to our ability to engage the Lower East Side community through the arts on inspirational climate solution initiatives throughout the community gardens, neighborhood and waterfront,” Felicia Young Founder and Executive Director Earth Celebrations.

“NYC is leading the way with pro-environment local laws and KPG wants to enhance those noble efforts. We are honored to be able to help educate others on actionable environmental initiatives,” Rod Kritsberg Co-Founder and CIO. “KPG is actively working on reducing our risk to climate change.”

Visual art and performance works created through workshops culminate in the Ecological City: Procession for Climate Solutions on Saturday May 9, 2020. The spectacular procession with 20 site performances celebrates the Lower East Side’s model urban sustainable ecosystem throughout the community gardens, neighborhood and waterfront.

Through the arts Earth Celebrations’ engages community participants to build a deeper connection to each other and our urban and natural world and work together creatively to build a sustainable future.