March 27, 2015
Program - Helen Taylor, State Director, The Nature Conservancy
Changing Scale of Conservation: Shifts in Land Protection Strategies
Helen Taylor discusses the changing scale of conservation as organizations, communities and leaders are faced with increasingly complex problems and solutions in the use and protection of natural resources.
She has spent more than 27 years working on Great Lakes protection, policy, and conservation. She joined the Conservancy in 1996 to lead its Great Lakes Program, and since 1999 has served as state director of its Michigan Chapter.
Helen was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve as a Commissioner and his representative on the Great Lakes Commission.
Discussion - Jeremy Mitchell, Recruitment Coordinator, TIP, Wayne State University
Wayne State Successes with TIP
Jeremy Mitchell is the Recruitment Coordinator for the Transition to Independence Program (TIP) at Wayne State University.
This program works to increase college access and improve graduation rates of foster care youth in Southeast Michigan.
Jeremy and a student from the program will meet with the Senior Men's Club of Birmingham to discuss TIP Wayne State successes and projects.
April 3, 2015 - No Meeting
April 10, 2015
Mariam Noland, President, Community Foundation for S.E. Michigan
Doing Good While Doing Well - Community Investments With Big Returns
Kate Long, Farm Project Manager, Gleaners Food Bank
Communities Growing Food to Feed the Hungry
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