2020 MIDWEST REGIONAL SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
The 2020 Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit will be held on Friday, May 1, 2020 at the Xavier University Cintas Center. We are excited to explore the theme “Cities of the Future: Becoming a Regenerative Region.”
Highlights for this year’s Summit:
A keynote address by Majora Carter, an award-winning urban revitalization strategist and corporate consultant.
19 breakout sessions with dynamic sustainability leaders, exploring how cities can become regenerative hubs that enhance our natural resources and support healthy, equitable communities.
Dozens of exhibitors, a poster session from students in local universities and art from students at the Art Academy.
A vegetarian lunch and post-conference reception.
A sustainability awards ceremony.
Majora Carter is award-winning urban revitalization strategist and corporate consultant. She is the founder of Sustainable South Bronx and Green for All, and has worked at the intersection of race, place and environment for over two decades. Her work in the South Bronx has transformed a once blighted community into a hub of opportunity and advancement for residents of all backgrounds.
Carter's work has won major awards, including a MacArthur 'genius' Grant, a Peabody Award, the Rudy Bruner Award Silver Medal, nine honorary doctorates, and accolades from various professional groups. She is quoted on the walls of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture: “Nobody should have to move out of their neighborhood to live in a better one.”