Entries of interest tagged with: Lehigh Valley

Envision LV – Education

Use the comments feature on this page to add your thoughts on Education as it affects plans for a sustainable Lehigh Valley. Envision LV does not have a draft report on Education, although other components of the plan may cover … more

Childhood Obesity

Obesity is a national problem, with up to 1 in 3 people diagnosed as obese. There is no single cause, but key factors include lack of physical activity and poor diet, and the prevalence of high-fructose corn syrup in food.  However, even people who … more

Asthma

The incidence of asthma in the Lehigh Valley is far higher than the national average, especially in the inner cities.  This is probably due in part to natural factors such as pollen, but the levels 0f Diesel pollution and ground-level … more

Regional Sustainable Energy Center

by Joris Rosse With a start-up grant from The Century Fund in hand, the Alliance has been moving ahead with its Sustainable Energy Center Project, a coordinated regional approach that we believe will help the Greater Lehigh Valley address the … more

Sustainable Energy Center – Lehigh Valley

The Sustainable Energy Center – Lehigh Valley will develop, demonstrate, and promote sustainable energy technologies and wholistically implemented practices throughout the Lehigh Valley. It is to be housed in a central facility but will have numerous satellite projects throughout the … more

Local Currency for the Lehigh Valley?

LV Dough, a local currency for Lehigh & Northampton Counties is coming soon! Why do we need a local currency? Here are some suggested readings on why & how it strengthens community. Hometown Money: How to Enrich Your Community with … more

Lehigh Valley Community Media

This community dialogue was the concluding event of the “Fired Up Film Series” (Fall 2004) at Muhlenberg College and Cedar Crest College. Don’t Mourn, Organize! LOCAL ALTERNATIVE MEDIA A series of brief presentations on organizing around media issues and alternative … more