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Camden: An Equitable Water Future

  • 13 May 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • ONLINE: https://villanova.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlfuuprzMtH9M3AyAIUDeyFZ1HqtJ23QlR
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Camden: An Equitable Water Future

Meishka L. Mitchell, AICP, PP

Cooper's Ferry Partnership


ABSTRACT:

How can we advance equity and inclusion through smart water management?  Through a two-year engagement with the US Water Alliance, the Camden Water Equity Taskforce engages residents and stakeholders to develop priorities for action to secure an equitable water future in Camden.  Come learn about how they plan to address water equity as she shares lessons and insights on engaging government, nonprofits, and residents together toward a unified goal.

SPEAKER BIO: 

Meishka L. Mitchell, AICP, PP is Vice President at Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, a community and economic development nonprofit organization in her hometown of Camden, New Jersey. Meishka played a key role in broadening CFP’s mission to address planning and redevelopment efforts in Camden’s neighborhoods with a resident-driven approach. A self-proclaimed “accidental environmentalist,” Meishka promotes the value of the urban environment within the sustainability movement. Meishka has led efforts on water equity and established several award-winning replicable sustainability collaborations. Meishka has a Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.  Meishka is also certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners and maintains a Professional Planners license with the State of New Jersey.

Engineers:

This seminar does qualify for 1.0 Professional Development Hour (PDH). A Certificate of Attendance will be available on site for AWRA-PMAS members only. The meeting price for non-members who wish to receive a Certificate of Attendance for the PDH is $10.00 ($3.00 for meeting + $7.00 for certificate). 

 

Please note: Presentation is to be given through Zoom at the link below. PDH's will be issued through PDFs. Please allow extra time to register through Zoom and get software set up. Presentation will start at noon.

Presentation at https://villanova.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlfuuprzMtH9M3AyAIUDeyFZ1HqtJ23QlR

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