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The Difference a Garden Makes: Cultivating Community through Green Spaces
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 5:30pm
The Difference a Garden Makes: Cultivating Community through Green Spaces

The First Annual Walk of the Heroines Lecture

Thursday, May 2 | 5:30p.m.
Panel discussion
Smith Memorial Student Union 338
Portland State University | 1825 SW Broadway

In honor of the many donors who have made the Walk of the Heroines a success, this event brings together a dynamic panel of speakers to discuss the factors involved in designing and sustaining urban gardens as places of community formation and participation.

Panelists include:

  • Carol Mayer-Reed, Partner-in-Charge of Landscape Architecture, Mayer/Reed

  • Judy Bluehorse Skelton, Indigenous Nations Studies/UNST Intructor, PSU

  • Meera Norris, co-founder of "Seeds for Understanding" (Muslim Community Center), PSU Alumna

Free and open to the public.

This event will be sign language interpreted.

For more information, please contact the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
at wgss@pdx.edu or 503-725-3516