Wednesday, November 3 2021
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Classroom 230, The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
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Net Impact Sustainability Workshop

How can your choice in coffee improve food access in Atlanta's urban food deserts? 

You don't have to be a politician, business executive or influencer to have an impact now. Join our workshop on grassroots consumer-advocacy.

Purpose of workshop:
To draw out and put into practice the unique and creative capabilities of the group through thought-provoking discussion and collaborative exercises that explore principles of consumer-driven, market-based solutions to environmental problems. This workshop is designed to “inspire and equip emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world” by providing exposure to an actionable, methodological framework for designing, planning and implementing consumer advocacy campaigns that advance non-polluting / low-polluting alternatives to polluting technologies, products, services, processes and practices.

About the facilitator:

Tyler Thompson is an experienced community organizer specializing in workshop facilitation methods in both academic and workplace settings, including: U.S. State Department; Cultural Heritage without Borders; Westside Atlanta Land Trust; Jack Ellis Company; Albanian Model United Nations; Asim Zeneli High School; and others. He is a practitioner of grassroots, consumer-driven, market-based solutions to the environmental problem. Son of environmental business writer, John Thompson--author of five published books, including The Environmental Entrepreneur: Where to find the profit in saving the Earth, Longstreet Press (1992). Formerly an internal consultant for international airports, focused on customer service and operational improvements for Delta Air Lines. Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) Albania. Cross-continental cyclist. M.A. International Development, University of Denver.