Thought leader to speak and inspire social change

Published: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Event Location: 
SUB (Bldg. 27) on Olympia Campus
Event Date/Time: 
October 12, 2016 - 6:00pm

South Puget Sound Community College’s Campus Activities Board is pleased to host nationally recognized thought leader and social advocate Nikki Silvestri.  Silvestri will spend the evening discussing food justice and climate change, aiming to inspire students and community members in attendance.

Silvestri is the Co-Founder and CEO of Silvestri Strategies, a project design and management firm working to support thriving communities, economies, and natural environments.  As the Co-Founder of Live Real and former Executive Director of People's Grocery and Green for All, Silvestri has focused on building and strengthening social equity for underrepresented populations in food systems, social services, public health, climate solutions, and economic development.

An accomplished communicator, Silvestri is well known for her combination of vulnerability and razor-sharp analysis. Nikki speaks to audiences around the nation and is a featured keynote at this year's Organicology Conference.

Community tickets are available for $8 and admission is free for students.  Visit this website for tickets: http://tinyurl.com/hzspmsy.