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Apr 18th Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum

The City of Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor District Library is hosting the eighth annual Sustainable Ann Arbor series from January-April 2019. A think tank of local stakeholders, including community organizations, local government staff, and businesses will join members of the public to discuss local sustainability efforts and challenges in our community. The final forum is scheduled for April 18.


April 18, 2019 (7:00-8:30 PM)

Ann Arbor District Library - Downtown

343 South 5th Ave


April Topic: Race and Class Equity in Washtenaw County

Join local experts to explore the issues and opportunities surrounding race and class equity throughout Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County.


Speakers at the April 18th forum:

  • Teresa Gillotti (Director, Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development)​

  • Jennifer Hall (Executive Director, Ann Arbor Housing Commission)

  • Dr. Tony Reames (Assistant Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan)

  • Alma Wheeler Smith (Chair,  Michigan Civil Rights Commission and Former Michigan State Representative and Senator)​


More information about the series of forums can be found on the City's Sustainability website:

https://www.a2gov.org/departments/systems-planning/planning-areas/climate-sustainability/sustainability/Pages/SustainableAnnArborForum.aspx