Redefining sustainability through equitable community development and planning.
Sustainability is more than just a buzzword used by environmentalists but can serve as a vehicle to enhance and develop just and equitable communities around the world, through creativity, and design. The services offered represent a culmination of experiences and expertise I've developed to aid organizations in their work towards more sustainable and equitable communities, spaces, and educational training.
Sustainability and Equity Development Planning
Creating a comprehensive sustainability strategy from community climate adaptation and mitigation plans to company sustainability efforts that includes environmental, social and economic impact assessments, with particular emphasis on the social dimension of analysis to create an equitable and just plan for the respective client and its stakeholders.
Environmental Justice and Water Management
Assessment of municipal and utility water management strategies, especially stormwater and wastewater, to determine the equity and the extent of project impact upon relevant stakeholder communities through spatial and historical impact assessment.
Social Justice Engineering and Sustainability Curriculum Development
Developing K-12 curriculum to enable classroom learning and hands-on activities that expose students to the various social applications of engineering across disciplines, engaging education with real-world solutions for students to grasp broader concepts of STEM and learning. Specific curricula include thee following: STEM and STEAM introductions, Intro to Sustainability, Social Justice and Engineering, and more targeted Environmental Justice and Engineering.
Diversity and Inclusion and Cultural Competency Training
Will work with team to create effective strategies to not only increase diversity but to train and develop a more cultural competent and inclusive environment for retention of diverse populations. Includes assessment and recommendations of how organization can better adapt to changing cultural landscape.
Strategic Communication and Community Engagement
All work done for people requires effective communication and community engagement strategies, and I will work with you to develop targeted strategies based on a variety of factors that is most effective for your organization and your stakeholders.