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October Small Networking Lunch with Edith Tovar

  • October 14, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom
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Join WP+D for a Zoom networking brown bag!

Wednesday, October 14th  from 12:00 PM-1:00PM

This month's featured guest:

Edith Tovar, Community Organizer at Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

Edith is a life-long resident of La Villita community. As a first generation college student and youngest of four, she was the second in her family to graduate with a university degree.  She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish-Economics with a minor in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). 

Edith also obtained her Master’s in Urban Planning and Policy from the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at UIC with a concentration in Environmental Planning and Policy. Edith came to LVEJO from the Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center, where she developed public programs highlighting the intersections of arts, cultures, social and environmental justice while also overseeing their internship program. Her interests include: cultural planning, Place Lab’s ethical redevelopment, public park activation, water remediation efforts of the Chicago River, entrepreneurship through a green economy, and gardening to provide power-food to pollinators and all insect friends.

Please Note: This is a members-only event limited to five (5) participants.  Registration is now open . Registration occurs on a first-come, first-served basis and typically fills up quickly. Zoom link for the event will be sent upon registration. 

Attendance & Cancellation Policy: We ask that members register for no more than two (2) consecutive lunches. If you have attended the past two lunches and would like to attend this event, please register via the usual process, and we will place your name on the wait list. If space becomes available or registration isn't full a week in advance, we will contact you. Due to the popularity of these lunches, we ask for a 48-hour cancellation notice. Failure to notify us in advance may result in a 3-month suspension from the Networking Lunch series.

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