Tue

Sep 29

+ Add to Calendar 09/29/2020 2:00PM 09/29/2020 3:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Kendra Norrell, Community Engagement Coordinator, City of Richmond, VA | Office of Sustainability As the community engagement coordinator, Kendra focuses on meeting with community members and local organizations to understand their concerns. She take the community concerns and align, or give support to, climate resilient planning to create stronger neighborhoods in Richmond, VA. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=27939 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu

Just Action Talks with Kendra Norrell, Community Engagement Coordinator, City of Richmond, VA | Office of Sustainability

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

As the community engagement coordinator, Kendra focuses on meeting with community members and local organizations to understand their concerns. She take the community concerns and align, or give support to, climate resilient planning to create stronger neighborhoods in Richmond, VA. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the v ...

Fri

Oct 02

+ Add to Calendar 10/02/2020 3:00PM 09/02/2020 4:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Dr. Maya Ragavan, Pediatrician, University of Pittsburgh/Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Dr Maya is a pediatrician who takes care of babies, children and teenagers and as a part of her job converses with parents and children about positive interactions with our environment. She is also a researcher and is deeply interested in health justice. As a pediatrician, she comes across a lot of patients dealing with the health and social impacts of climate change and strives to identify sustainable practices that can be implemented in health care . This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=27901 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Dr. Maya Ragavan, Pediatrician, University of Pittsburgh/Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dr Maya is a pediatrician who takes care of babies, children and teenagers and as a part of her job converses with parents and children about positive interactions with our environment. She is also a researcher and is deeply interested in health justice. As a pediatrician, she comes across a lot of patients dealing with the health and social impacts of climate change and strives to identify sustainable practices that can be implemented in health care . This series of Just Action Talks is offe ...

Mon

Oct 05

+ Add to Calendar 10/05/2020 3:00PM 10/05/2020 4:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Malik Hamilton,Purchasing Supervisor, Pittsburgh Public Schools Malik oversees the purchasing of both food and non-food items for the food services department of Pittsburgh Public Schools. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=27938 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Malik Hamilton,Purchasing Supervisor, Pittsburgh Public Schools

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Malik oversees the purchasing of both food and non-food items for the food services department of Pittsburgh Public Schools. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges a ...

Thu

Oct 08

+ Add to Calendar 10/08/2020 3:00PM 10/08/2020 4:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Morgan Livingston, Agricultural Innovation Manager, The Farm at Greater Washington County Food Bank As the Farm Manager for Greater Washington County Food Bank, Morgan works to grow food for the community using the best sustainable methods available. They also teach students, community members, and aspiring farmers about agriculture. As part of Morgan's work they also recruit and manage volunteers and seek funding, such as grants. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=27987 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Morgan Livingston, Agricultural Innovation Manager, The Farm at Greater Washington County Food Bank

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

As the Farm Manager for Greater Washington County Food Bank, Morgan works to grow food for the community using the best sustainable methods available. They also teach students, community members, and aspiring farmers about agriculture. As part of Morgan's work they also recruit and manage volunteers and seek funding, such as grants. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational ...

Mon

Oct 12

+ Add to Calendar 10/12/2020 4:00PM 10/12/2020 5:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Tacumba Turner, Program Manager, Oasis Farm and Fishery As the program manager, Tacumba oversees both the farming operations and educational programs. The farm and fishery consist of raised beds and a aquaponics system which is located in the Greenhouse powered by solar energy .In addition to farming , he also teaches a nutritional wisdom program called " Better Food Better Me" which focuses on working with students in grades 1st-5th primarily to explore how to prepare healthy meals , while also discovering the nutritional and cultural facets of the dishes we eat together. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28362 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Tacumba Turner, Program Manager, Oasis Farm and Fishery

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

As the program manager, Tacumba oversees both the farming operations and educational programs. The farm and fishery consist of raised beds and a aquaponics system which is located in the Greenhouse powered by solar energy .In addition to farming , he also teaches a nutritional wisdom program called " Better Food Better Me" which focuses on working with students in grades 1st-5th primarily to explore how to prepare healthy meals , while also discovering the nutritional and cultural facets of th ...

Thu

Oct 15

+ Add to Calendar 10/15/2020 3:00PM 10/15/2020 4:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Sam Applefield, Program Manager, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council Sam manages the process for developing a Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan which includes researching and writing a report on the food system in Allegheny County, planning and facilitating community engagement meetings, developing strategies based on collected information, and planning for implementation of strategies. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28071 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Sam Applefield, Program Manager, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sam manages the process for developing a Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan which includes researching and writing a report on the food system in Allegheny County, planning and facilitating community engagement meetings, developing strategies based on collected information, and planning for implementation of strategies. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews a ...

Tue

Oct 20

+ Add to Calendar 10/20/2020 3:00PM 10/20/2020 4:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Neil E Brown, UrbanKind Institute Neil develops and manages programs/projects that focus on the different ways in which people interact with their surroundings and the with a focus on food, environment, education and culture. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28360 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Neil E Brown, UrbanKind Institute

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Neil develops and manages programs/projects that focus on the different ways in which people interact with their surroundings and the with a focus on food, environment, education and culture. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal ...

Mon

Oct 26

+ Add to Calendar 10/26/2020 4:00PM 10/26/2020 5:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Barbara Johnson, VP, Center for Race and Gender Equity As a racial justice professional, Barbara seeks to build knowledge on the topic of racial justice and look at the intersections of equity issues around food, housing and employment. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes their role at their organization, key information about the topics they engage with and ways to take action, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. All students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28404 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu

Just Action Talks with Barbara Johnson, VP, Center for Race and Gender Equity

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

As a racial justice professional, Barbara seeks to build knowledge on the topic of racial justice and look at the intersections of equity issues around food, housing and employment. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes their role at their ...

Thu

Nov 05

+ Add to Calendar 11/05/2020 12:00PM 11/05/2020 1:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Ned Mulcahy, Staff Attorney, Group against Smog and Pollution Ned monitors government agencies and private businesses to ensure they comply with all air pollution laws and regulations. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28070 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Ned Mulcahy, Staff Attorney, Group against Smog and Pollution

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ned monitors government agencies and private businesses to ensure they comply with all air pollution laws and regulations. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and ...

Tue

Nov 10

+ Add to Calendar 11/10/2020 3:00PM 11/10/2020 4:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Kara Rubio, Healthy Schools Coordinator, Women for a Healthy Environment Kara spends a lot of her time diagnosing and designing environments to be healthier spaces for people and especially students and school staff - to work, learn, and play. To do this, she brings teams of people together, including students, custodians, school leaders, and parents, around a shared goal. She also writes and teaches curriculum on environmental health through a citizen-science and problem-based learning lens to investigate how to create healthier and safer communities. As a public health practitioner, she thinks about the health of entire communities rather than just the health of one individual patient and advocates for healthy schools for every child in Pennsylvania. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28072 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talks with Kara Rubio, Healthy Schools Coordinator, Women for a Healthy Environment

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kara spends a lot of her time diagnosing and designing environments to be healthier spaces for people and especially students and school staff - to work, learn, and play. To do this, she brings teams of people together, including students, custodians, school leaders, and parents, around a shared goal. She also writes and teaches curriculum on environmental health through a citizen-science and problem-based learning lens to investigate how to create healthier and safer communities. As a public he ...

Thu

Nov 19

+ Add to Calendar 11/19/2020 12:00PM 11/19/2020 1:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talks with Matthew Mehalik, Executive Director, Breathe Project Matthew is an executive director of the Breathe Project and his responsibilities include supporting the employees and member organizations of the Breathe Project by defining core values, providing strategic direction, planning, obtaining resources, and facilitating connections to accomplish the mission of improving the air quality in Southwestern Pennsylvania. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28300 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu

Just Action Talks with Matthew Mehalik, Executive Director, Breathe Project

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Matthew is an executive director of the Breathe Project and his responsibilities include supporting the employees and member organizations of the Breathe Project by defining core values, providing strategic direction, planning, obtaining resources, and facilitating connections to accomplish the mission of improving the air quality in Southwestern Pennsylvania. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any ...

Thu

Dec 03

+ Add to Calendar 12/03/2020 3:00PM 12/03/2020 4:00PM America/New_York Just Action Talk with Anupama Jain, Executive Director, Gender Equity Commission, City of Pittsburgh Anupama works with local government to make sure equitable and sustainable future is built for everyone in the city. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it took to get there for about 15 minutes, the dialogue becomes open to Q & A. Chatham students are welcome to attend. Please try to keep vocabulary at a 6th grade level while asking questions to help make the workshop age inclusive. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=28361 Zoom Rashmi Salamani rashmi.salamani@chatham.edu
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Just Action Talk with Anupama Jain, Executive Director, Gender Equity Commission, City of Pittsburgh

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Anupama works with local government to make sure equitable and sustainable future is built for everyone in the city. This series of Just Action Talks is offered at a 6th grade level of vocabulary. They are intended for K-12 students, and are open to any age. These informational interviews are intended to expose students to the variety of jobs available in the field of sustainability. After the adult describes a normal day at their job, what they love about their job, its challenges and what it ...