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Community Partnership for Sustainability Event – April 15

On Friday, April 15, UC’s Center for Public Engagement with Science is hosting a Community Partnership for Sustainability event, a unique opportunity for Cincinnati-area researchers, faculty, and students to connect with community partners working in sustainability. The virtual event from 12–2pm features presentations by community organizations and is followed by an in-person networking reception from 3–5pm at UC, featuring a live stream of the 2022 UC Sustainability Awards.

Join us in learning about important sustainability work carried out by community organizations in Greater Cincinnati, how these organizations partner with universities, and potential opportunities to get involved!

Featured Presenters

Ollie Kroner
Green Cincinnati Plan & Sustainability Management, City of Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability

The Green Cincinnati Plan proposes strategies for developing a sustainable, equitable, and resilient Cincinnati, including initiatives to reduce the city’s carbon emissions 80% by 2050.

Connie O’Connor
Education Director, Cincinnati Nature Center

Cincinnati Nature Center inspires conservation by offering diverse outdoor programming and educational opportunities that help Cincinnatians connect with the biodiverse natural world of southwestern Ohio.

Melinda Kruyer
Executive Director, Confluence, Water Technology Innovation Cluster

Confluence is a concentration of interconnected organizations that work together to promote economic growth and technological innovation in the water space of the Ohio River Valley Region.

Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson
Community Outreach Coordinator, Groundwork Ohio River Valley

Groundwork Ohio River Valley engages youths and community organizations in sustainability projects to combat climate change and build more equitable and resilient neighborhoods.

Ryan Mooney-Bullock
Executive Director, Green Umbrella

Green Umbrella is a leader in sustainability collaboration, working with businesses, organizations, and citizens to create resiliency and sustainability throughout the Greater Cincinnati tri-state area.


To register, fill out the form here:

A Zoom link and reception location will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.

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