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WEN Presents a Green Collar Jobs Discussion with Raquel Rivera-Pinderhuges

Date:
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
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Location Details:
Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, 1924 Cedar Street at Bonita in Berkeley

Dr. Rivera-Pinderhughes is a professor of Urban Studies at San Francisco State University and is an expert on green collar jobs, coining the term in 2004 to describe manual labor jobs related to improvements in environmental quality. Dr. Rivera-Pinderhughes will discuss her research, including the landmark study, Green Collar Jobs: An Analysis of the Capacity of Green Business to Provide High Quality Jobs for Men and Women with Barriers to Employment. Following her presentation, Dr. Rivera-Pinderhughes will lead a discussion about the potential to harness green business growth to fight both pollution and poverty. Wine and Hors d'oeuvres will be provided. This will be a Zero Waste event. Presented by Women's Environmental Network (WEN). Purchase tickets online, or buy tickets at the door if event is not sold out.
Added to the calendar on Sun, May 18, 2008 12:33PM
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