Expanding Community Sustainability

California Greenworks, in partnership with the Leimert Park Village Book Fair, presents four evenings of conversation;

Expanding Community Sustainability: four dialogues regarding
the environment, sustainability, justice, and green leadership


Expanding Community Sustainability highlights the work and ideas of four diverse Los Angeles thought leaders. They will present and explain their definitions of sustainability and the future of “green” justice in our neighborhoods. In presenting these dialogues, California Greenworks seeks to inspire all to advocate a sustainable future, better understand best green practices for diverse communities, and foster community resiliency for our children, grandchildren, and future generations. Each evening will kick-off at 6:30 PM at the Community Room of the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills Plaza, 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90008, and is free and open to the public. Speakers include;


  • Cindy Montanez, Chief Executive Officer, Tree People; Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • David McNeil, Executive Officer, Baldwin Hills Conservancy, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Marcela Oliva, Professor, Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Architecture and Environmental Design Program, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM;
  • To Be Announced, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM


California Greenworks is a community-based non-profit that focuses on environmental education, advocacy, and projects. California Greenworks’ motto, “greening communities one neighborhood at a time”, reflects their goal to improve all neighborhoods for all through sustainable policies, education, advocacy, and programs.

For more information, contact Mike Meador, Founding Director, California Greenworks, at

(323) 298-5077.