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March 2015

Inspire Speakers Series Presents: Will Allen, Stephen Ritz, and Jennifer Flanagan

March 12, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at Hill House’s Kaufmann Center., 1825 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$20

Food=Community. By investing in healthy, fresh and local food, we can, Create Jobs, Improve Public Health, Connect Communities, Teach Useful Skills & Reduce Food Waste. Food connects all of us and is central to some of our region’s most pressing issues. Join us to learn how an urban farmer, a social entrepreneur, and a teacher are using food as a key to creating more livable places for all.

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April 2015

Inspire Speaker Series with Mike Slaby, Debra Lam and Andrew Butcher

April 9, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at Hill House’s Kaufmann Center., 1825 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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The Inspire Speakers Series is a monthly lecture circuit featuring nationally renowned experts in various fields of sustainability, as well as local specialists who can share experiences of promoting environmental quality, social equity, and economic vitality in Western Pennsylvania.  The theme for our 2014-2015 Inspire Speakers Series is: Creating the Most Livable Places for All.  This means healthy and regenerative buildings, schools, neighborhoods, and cities; thriving communities and economies; socially just places to live; and so much more. Each lecture is hosted…

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May 2015

Inspire Speaker Series with Charles Montgomery and Chris Koch

May 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at Hill House’s Kaufmann Center., 1825 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$20

The Inspire Speakers Series is a monthly lecture circuit featuring nationally renowned experts in various fields of sustainability, as well as local specialists who can share experiences of promoting environmental quality, social equity, and economic vitality in Western Pennsylvania. The theme for our 2014-2015 Inspire Speakers Series is: Creating the Most Livable Places for All.  This means healthy and regenerative buildings, schools, neighborhoods, and cities; thriving communities and economies; socially just places to live; and so much more. Each lecture is hosted…

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February 2016

Inspirational Stories about Creating a Sustainable, Vibrant, Healthy and Just Region

February 11, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hill House Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$10

Storytelling is our way of expressing the soul of our community to one another. Stories expose our beliefs, emotions and vulnerabilities that can connect with people in ways that facts and statistics can’t. Stories foster empathy, remind us of what it means to be human and challenge us to be the change we seek. Join the Green Building Alliance and p4 Pittsburgh to hear stories from citizens who are working to create sustainable, vibrant, healthy and just places for us…

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February 2017

Inspire Speakers Series Presents: Inspirational Stories about Creating a Sustainable, Vibrant, Healthy, and Just Region

February 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at the Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$10

The Inspire Speakers Series is a sequence of lectures that brings fresh, innovative thinking on topics of sustainability to Pittsburgh, with the goal of inspiring and motivating our citizens and leaders to think bigger and bolder about what is possible for our region.

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April 2017

Inspire Speakers Series: Environmental Justice & Civic Conversation

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at Hill House’s Kaufmann Center., 1825 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$10 – $40

Join GTECH and Green Building Alliance on April 20th for an evening of inspiration! This month’s Inspire Speakers Series features the Planetwalker Dr. John Francis, an environmentalist who walked for 22 years and didn’t speak for 17 of them. Learn how he uses civic conversation to explore sustainability and social justice, and hear from Khalif Ali (Pittsburgh Foundation), Evaine K. Sing (GTECH), Joan Haley (Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows) and Jason Beery (UrbanKind Institute) about Pittsburgh’s growing public dialogue.

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June 2017

Inspire Speakers Series: Food and Sustainability

June 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at the Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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The Inspire Speakers Series is honored to host Stephen Ritz to discuss the intersection of food and sustainability.

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September 2017

Inspire Speakers Series: Pittsburgh to Paris

September 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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$20

The Inspire Speakers Series is a sequence of lectures that brings fresh, innovative thinking on topics of sustainability to Pittsburgh, with the goal of inspiring and motivating our citizens and leaders to think bigger and bolder about what is possible for our region. The series features nationally renowned thought-leaders from various sustainability fields, as well as local experts who can share their experiences of promoting environmental quality, social equity, and economic vitality in Western Pennsylvania. Join the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and…

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November 2018

Inspire Speakers Series Presents: Walter Hood, Stacy Levy, and Alisha B. Wormsley

November 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at the Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Ave.
pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$20

How can an urban landscape preserve its community’s history and ecological story, all while celebrating the future? GBA’s Inspire Speakers Series returns with renowned landscape designer Walter Hood, environmental sculptor Stacy Levy, and interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer Alisha B. Wormsley who will share their experiences capturing the multi-faceted stories of urban spaces. Levy’s work includes the Rain Ravine at the Frick Environmental Center. Wormsley’s body of work includes There Are Black People in the Future and The People Are…

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January 2019

GBA Inspire Speaker Series

January 31, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium.
$10.00

Inspire Speakers Series Presents: Inspirational Stories about a Vibrant and Just Region Agenda: 4:30-5:30 – Food, Drinks, and Networking 5:30-7:00 – Presentations by our Storytellers 7:00 – Q&A Session, Networking with Storytellers

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