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Al Gore may have produced An Inconvenient Truth, but on August 10th Policy in Motion will be releasing a film documentary depicting the very convenient truth that by investing in better communities we can improve quality of life, economic growth, as well as meet environmental goals. Policy in Motion Pictures Presents… Growing Beautiful Communities.
AUGUST 10, 2012
HISTORIC GUILD THEATER, SACRAMENTO
PROGRAM: STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS, FILM SCREENING, Q&A WITH POLICY LEADERS, RECEPTION
*proceeds go to Policy in Motion student scholarship fund; first 25 tickets purchased receive a Policy in Motion stainless steel water bottle*
Growing Beautiful Communities is an independently-produced documentary building upon the themes in Lauren Michele’s book Policy in Motion: Transportation Planning in California after AB 32. Through interviews with policy leaders and planners in transportation and sustainability fields, the film illustrates how the POD (People Oriented Development) concept can be used as a process to not only help California meetits greenhouse gas reduction goals but also to create sustainable communities and beautiful places to live. POD is driven by six main areas explored in the film: Job Growth, Community Schools, Places to Play, Quality Travel, Resource Management, and Housing Diversity. Growing Beautiful Communities depicts how an integrated approach to transportation planning and funding can improve community quality of life while meeting California’s environmental and economic goals.