The City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development’s City Green Building program and Cascadia Green Building Council are hosting a Transformational Lecture Series talk on Urban Food Systems & Social Justice with University of Washington urban sociologist Dr. Brandon Born at the Central Library on June 30, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Click here to register online, registration is free for Cascadia members and $10 otherwise.
Dr. Brandon Born’s primary interests are in planning process and policy/decision making, land use, and social justice. He has examined the Growth Management Act and its effects on urban density, and studies food systems in an applied and theoretical manner. He is particularly interested by the political realities that make or break projects. His publications include “Avoiding the Local Trap: Scale and Food Systems in Planning Research” in The Journal of Planning Education and Research.
Learn more at seattle.gov/dpd/greenbuilding or call them today 206-615-1171.