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Valley Talk- A Sustainable City for All
November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn about Philadelphia’s sustainability plan, Greenworks, which aims to make Philadelphia a sustainable city for all by realizing ambitious visions on food, water, air, energy, climate, natural resources, transportation, waste, and civic engagement. Our speaker, Christine Knapp, is the Director of the Office of Sustainability for the City of Philadelphia. Previously, she was Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Government Affairs for the Philadelphia Water Department and the Director of Outreach for PennFuture. Knapp also worked on local air pollution and recycling issues at Clean Water Action and received the Florence Neilson Award for her work at the Recycling Alliance of Philadelphia and the Special Recognition Award from PhilaPOSH for building alliances between environmental and labor movements. She serves as Past President of the Passyunk Square Civic Association, was a 2010 Center for Progressive Leadership Political Fellow, and was recognized by Leadership Philadelphia as one of 101 “emerging connectors.” She also serves on the boards of PennFuture and the Citizen’s Planning Institute, and on the editorial board of Flying Kite.
The Valley Talks series is sponsored by Univest. Lectures are free for FOW members (check your e-mail for your registration link or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register) and $10 for non-members. Registration is recommended as seating is limited. Complimentary wine and cheese reception is offered.