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Xavier Brown: Utilizing the Wisdom of Nature, Collective Work to Rebuild and Heal Communities in Washington, DC

Apr 30, 2021
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

Learning from personal mistakes and mistakes of others to create new cultures and systems, moving from theory to practice in the world of community development. Exploring the intersections of applying nature's natural systems to issues that affect oppressed African American communities in DC. I will Highlight and analyze three initiatives: Soilful, SouthEats & Black Dirt Farm Collective and discuss how we are using these practices in different ways.

Xavier Brown is a member of the Black Dirt Farm Collective, Founder of Soilful and Co-founder of SouthEats. Alumni of RobertWood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leaders and Alumni of the UVM Masters in Leadership for Sustainability Program.

For more information, contact Nora Shahoud at 656-2906 or nshahoud@uvm.edu.

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