RI Mock State House Session

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Rhode Island State House

82 Smith Street

Providence, RI 02903

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More than 50 students have been invited to be part of the Rhode Island Green Student Leadership Council, representing elementary, middle and high school students throughout the Ocean State. Students will hear from and meet with Rhode Island business, government and education leaders. The purpose of the day is to inspire the next generation of environmental leaders who will make up Rhode Island's future "green" workforce. Students will participate in a tour of the State House and an interactive session on sustainability and citizenship with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RI Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Project Green Schools. Students and invited guests will also participate in a one-hour Meet & Greet session. Topics of discussion include: "Energy," and "Food Policy."

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Please arrive by 8:15 am

8:15 - 9:15 a.m. - Welcome & Breakfast - 2nd floor

9:15 - 10 a.m. - State House tours, 1st floor (between elevator & entrance

10 - 11 a.m. - Interactive Program - House Chamber, 2nd floor

-Welcome by Robin Organ, Executive Director Project Green Schools

-Remarks from Joseph da Silva, Rhode Island School Building Authority

-Energy Remarks by Commissioner Carol Grant, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources

-Food Policy Remarks by Sue AnderBois, Director of Food Strategy, State of Rhode Island; Diane Calvin, Executive Director foodSCAPE

-Mock Session w/Rep. Susan Donovan & Frank McCabe providing instructions

-Session Debate & Vote on Energy Topic: 2018-H-7828 (15 mins)

-Session Debate & Vote on Food Policy Topic: Increasing Participation in Food Programs (15 mins)

-Closing Remarks from Paul DeRoche, Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

-Scholarship Announcement by Marisa Albanese, Community & Customer Manager, National Grid, Rhode Island

11a.m - Group Photo on Rotunda Steps (Connecting 1st & 2nd Floors)

11a.m. - 12 p.m. - Meet & Greet with Business and Policy Officials - (State House Library) ** Pizza sponsored by Leader Joe Shekarchi will be provided**



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Rhode Island State House

82 Smith Street

Providence, RI 02903

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