Cocktails by the Light of the Silver Screen. Green Living Project debuts a series of sustainability-themed short films.
All COMMIT!Forum attendees will receive free admission to Green Living Project’s Film Premiere. The film premiere will feature:
- Great food, live music and cocktails
- Gift bags loaded with cool stuff from our sponsors for the first 50 attendees
- Meet the expedition team and learn about our recent Africa Expedition and our upcoming Asia Expedition
- Free gear and trip raffle from our sponsors
|Green Living Project (GLP) is the leading short-film production and marketing company focusing on global sustainability-related stories, highlighting efforts in tourism, wildlife, education, food, community development, social issues, and promoting those efforts globally.Green Living Project Film Premieres|
|Started in 2009, these Film Premieres are your opportunity to see a unique and inspiring presentation featuring the projects from our latest batch of filming expeditions! Join us as we showcase cutting-edge sustainability stories and witness the latest efforts in sustainable tourism, adventure travel, wildlife conservation, community development, education, sustainable food and more! Come experience exciting travel destinations and discover ways YOU can get involved. It’s a great way to mix and mingle with your community, our event sponsors and the GLP Expedition team!|
|Okapi Conservation Project (DR Congo)The Okapi Conservation Project (OCP) was founded in tandem with the Okapi Wildlife Reserve to safeguard the biodiversity and culture of the Ituri Forest from illegal activities like poaching, mining, and logging. OCP works closely with local communities to protect the okapi – a species endemic to the region that also serves as a conservation ambassador to the Congolese people.|
|Working Bikes (Chicago)Since 1999, Working Bikes has redistributed donated and discarded bicycles in order to provide opportunities for personal, social and economic empowerment to individuals and communities. The promotion of cycling as a healthy, affordable, and sustainable mode of transport is helping to rebuild the fabric of transportation not just locally, but worldwide.|
|Angelic Organics Learning Center (Illinois)
Angelic Organics Learning Center is dedicated to helping urban and rural people build local food systems. The organization offers opportunities to grow healthy food, connect with farmers and the land, and learn agricultural and leadership skills through their programs at partner farms and urban growing sites in northern Illinois.
|Basecamp Foundation (Kenya)
Basecamp Foundation is a champion for sustainable tourism development in the Masai Mara region of Kenya. The Foundation established the Naboisho Conservancy in 2010 in partnership with 500 Maasai landowners – an agreement that helps conserve the land, its wildlife and the Maasai communities themselves.
|Potters for Peace (Nicaragua)
Potters for Peace is a social justice organization that helps women in Nicaragua better their lives through improved techniques and marketing for their pottery business. They also address issues of access to potable water by producing ceramic water filters they then distribute around the world.
|Semilla Nueva (Guatemala)
Semilla Nueva is working to foster environmental and social stewardship in rural farming communities of Guatemala. This organization is empowering farmers and communities so they, in turn, can empower others.