Fall 2017 Friday Forum: Conservation, Waste and the Revitalization of Urban Communities
Time:Begins at 12:00 PM
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The Plant is a groundbreaking food production space designed to be a net-zero, closed loop system in Chicago’s Back of the Yards. Learn more about how The Plant Chicago works to equip people and businesses with the tools to live more sustainably through community-driven, hands-on programs and innovative tech demonstration projects.
About the Speaker
Speaker: Jonathan Pereira, Executive Director, The Plant Chicago
Jonathan has over 15 years of experience in science and arts education, primarily in informal and non-traditional learning environments. Specializing in environmental education and youth development programs in urban areas, he has worked with youth in projects ranging from renewable energy to natural resource conservation. He most recently served as Youth Program Manager for Greencorps Chicago, which engaged 800 Chicago Public School students in bike maintenance and horticulture projects across the city.
About the Friday Forum Series: Building a Better Environmental Movement – Fall 2017
Additional Fall 2017 Friday Forum Lecture Series support provided by:
- University YMCA
- Friday Forum Series