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GreenForce Conference at SLO Botanical Garden

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


From the organizers:

Join environmental leaders in developing shared actions to solve environmental issues. Mediated by Leola Macmillan and lunch provided.

About this Event

The GreenForce Conference is a one-day Strategic ‘Work-Party’ held at San Luis Obispo Botanic Garden’s, stimulating, creative setting. Leaders of active Environmental Organizations throughout the county will be invited to participate and contribute to the program.

Join mediator Leola Macmillan as we to collaborate and plan, SHARED actions which highlight critical, local, environmental issues as actionable and solvable with unified tactics and public support.

Environmental leadership will engage and empower the broader community with these shared actions throughout the year, resulting in direct, positive results for our unique Central Coast biosphere and beyond. Bring your planning calendar and creativity!

Vegetarian lunch is included.

Cost: $55 for individual

$100 for group of two (same organization)

$120 for group of three (same organization)

50% Scholarships available based on need. Contact education@slobg.org to apply.

Please register by January 24

Conference includes: Program materials, Catered Vegetarian Lunch, Collaboration Facilitator- Leola Macmillan, Web-Based follow-up.

Dr. Leola Dublin Macmillan currently works as a consultant, providing diversity training, grant writing, strategic planning, and editorial services for her clients. Dr. Macmillan serves on the board of Just Communities Central Coast, is on the steering committee of RACE Matters SLO County, and is a member of the SLO Police Department’s Police And Community Together (PACT) community group. She has taught as a Lecturer at Cal Poly for the Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies departments.

Dr. Macmillan is a critical cultural scholar, essayist and social justice warrior. She holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Washington State University. Her scholarly production includes work on adolescent identity development in marginalized girls, the representation of women and girls in American visual culture, and how difference (in race/class/gender/sexual orientation/(dis)ability) is understood within US contexts.


San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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