Healthy Places: A Key to Growing Strong
A lecture by Robert Ogilvie, PhD
Co-sponsored by the Congress of New Urbanism, Northern California
Wednesday, September 19
Cost: Free AIA and CNU members; $5 non-members
Please click here to RSVP. An informal reception accompanies the lecture.
About the speaker: Robert Ogilvie is the vice president for strategic engagement at ChangeLab Solutions. Over the past 15 years he has worked extensively in community development and planning to help improve low- and middle-income neighborhoods. Prior to joining ChangeLab Solutions, he served as a faculty member in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley, as a consultant to city and county governments, nonprofit organizations, and neighborhood activists, and as director of volunteers at the Partnership for the Homeless in New York City.
He is the author of Voluntarism, Community Life, and the American Ethic (Indiana University Press, 2004), an examination of why people volunteer and how local organizations create community. Robert holds a PhD in political science from Columbia University and is a graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and the University of South Carolina.