Dr. Julian Agyeman will address equity and sustainability
Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 7-9 PM
Hollywood Theater 4122 NE Sandy Boulevard
Childcare will be provided by reservation. Call 503-823-2041
Dr. Julian Agyeman, who is a Professor and Chair of the Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Department at Tufts University, will discuss environmental justice issues in a talk titled “Just Sustainabilities: Re-imagining (e)quality and living within environmental limits.” The evening will begin with an introduction from Mayor Adams, followed by the keynote address, a discussion with local panelists and questions from the audience.
The program will take place at the Hollywood Theatre located at 4122 NE Sandy Blvd. Admission is free, and childcare will be provided (call 503-823-2041 for reservations). Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the program will begin at 7:00 p.m. The event will be broadcast on Channel 30 and streamed live on the Portland Plan website.
After Dr. Agyeman’s address there will be a roundtable discussion with a local panel including: Marcus Mundy, president and CEO of the Urban League of Portland; Jonathan Ostar, co-director of Environmental Justice Oregon; and Ronault “Polo” Catalani with the Portland Office of Human Relations.
Dr. Agyeman’s appearance in Portland is part of The Portland Plan – Inspiring Communities Series. The series offers Portlanders a chance to learn how other cities are tackling the issues of economic development, community health, education and equity as well as how to create complete communities and make the most of our natural resources.
The Portland Plan will be a 25-year strategic plan for the City, and the direction it sets will touch every neighborhood, district and resident of Portland as it grows. The plan will help to define priorities, guide investment of public dollars and set the course for Portland for the next quarter of a century. For more information please go to: www.pdxplan.com
The Portland Plan team will make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. Please notify us no fewer than five (5) business days prior to the event by phone at 503-823-7700, by the TTY line at 503-823-6868, or by the Oregon Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.