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Richmond & Sustainability
May 15, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm| Free
In this discussion series we ask three local experts on environmentalism and sustainability to present their recommendations for how Richmonders can take action in their own lives to make life in Richmond more sustainable and healthy for everyone. This event will focus on positive approach focused on actions that can be taken immediately by our audience members, and ways they can get more deeply involved in the fight to save the planet.
Jeremy Hoffman – Climate Scientist, Science Museum of Virginia
Hoffman specializes in public-facing Earth science communication, content, and exhibit development. Jeremy’s science outreach development has been written about in STEM Jobs Magazine, the Richmond Times Dispatch, UPWORTHY and the Corvallis Advocate.
Bruno Welsh – Founder, Compost RVA
In addition to founding and operating Compost RVA, a local food-waste reclamation business, Welsh is a board member on the Richmond Composting Council. Bruno helps us to understand how composting, and soil health, generally, is foundational to sustainable urban ecology.
Kendra Norell – Program Administrator, PASS program, Former Program Manager, Groundwork RVA
At Groundwork RVA, Norell designed, organized and led environmental conservation projects with Richmond area youth. At the Pass Program, she works to increase public transportation ridership among young people in Richmond. Kendra will help our audiences to understand how youth can be at the center of building a more sustainable city.