Events

Equity & the sustainable community: Can local efforts scale up?
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to Friday, March 9, 2018 - 4:30pm

Equity & the sustainable community: Can local efforts scale up?

This talk will present the Sustainable Jersey model: a municipal sustainability certification program with big ideas about scaling up and measuring change. Its potential for advancing social equity as part of that vision raises difficult questions.

Does suburban sustainability rest on urban environmental injustice? Can regional approaches knit together equitable solutions?

Presenter:

Melanie McDermott, Sustainability Institute, The College of New Jersey

Time and location:

March 9, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Market Center Building, Room 123
1600 SW 4th, Portland State University