“The reNew Kensington workshop provided attendees with collaborative activities along the Corridor of Innovation. Guests first listened to a moderated panel about how sustainability can help transform small Rust Belt towns. Panelists include Meredith Benek, communications and program coordinator of Sustainable Pittsburgh; Erin Hart, program director for Farm to Table; and Mario Leonie Jr., borough manager of Monaca. Two breakout sessions followed the discussion and featured the topics of ‘Building Retuning’ with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) and ‘City Planning with Sustainability’ with the Green Building Alliance and Sustainable Pittsburgh.
“The keynote speaker for the day, Grant Ervin, chief resilience officer for the City of Pittsburgh, spoke about trends such as urbanization, globalization, climate change and inequality facing cities in the western Pennsylvania region.
FULL STORY published October 2, 2018 via Penn State News