Please join us for a meet and greet with MPN Member, Erin Robertson, the Chief Programs Officer for Nature Sacred. This program will include an overview of Nature Sacred, its vision for health in Maryland and evidence of the healing power of nature with Teresia Hazen, M.Ed., HTR, QMHP and award-winning Firesoul. Katie Lautar, Executive Director of Baltimore Green Space will share how they are working at the intersection of community care of green spaces, advocacy, and scientific research that promotes the health of communities and equitable access to sustainable green spaces.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network and Mission Investors Exchange for a discussion about place-based impact investing practices in Maryland. Several case studies will be shared and discussed to understand what it looks like for foundations to elevate community priorities by investing in place.
This session will now be virtual out of precaution related to COVID-19. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Community Science is a research technique that encourages scientific democracy, accessibility, and accuracy through crowdsourced data collection.
As the concept of social equity becomes a more visible focus in our policies and practices, it is critical to understand the ways inequities manifest in the environmental sector.
Please join us for a conversation with Chris Ryer, Director of Baltimore City Department of Planning.
Please join us for a conversation with Reginald Moore, Director of Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks. Director Moore will discuss his vision and strategies for the Department of Recreation and Parks, as well as its priorities, assets, and challenges. Time will be allotted to engage in questions and discussion of ways Maryland Philanthropy Network members can collaborate or align with the Department’s initiatives.
Please join the Green Funders for a meet and greet with Emily Enderle, the Program Director of Northeast Campaigns for the Energy Foundation. This program will include an overview of the Energy Foundation’s vision for expanding into our region, and a consultative discussion of the clean energy landscape and investment opportunities in our region.
This session offers a panoramic view of policies and practices that are gaining traction in Maryland and leading toward a Zero Waste society. We will hear from Brenda Platt of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Mike Ewall of Energy Justice Network, on trends in incineration, composting, recycling, etc. and their work with specific Maryland communities.