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Reshaping Rochester virtual event with Dr. Destiny Thomas

May 26,2021 at noon
via ZOOM

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Placemaking 101
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Dr. Destiny Thomas' Presentation

June 2, 2021 at noon
via ZOOM

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The Community Design Center of Rochester advances quality design to create healthy communities that are equitable, accessible and resilient. (Previously Adopted)

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A virtual presentation on healing & atonement and the intersection with building a just community with Dr. Destiny Thomas

Dr. Destiny Thomas is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Thrivance Group. An Anthropologist Planner from Oakland, CA, Dr. Thomas, has a combined 6 years of experience working in a Project Manager capacity within government agencies. These roles include 3.5 years as a Caltrans Environmental Planner (based in Fresno, CA) and 2.5 years as a Transportation Planner with the City of Los Angeles. In addition to this, Dr. Thomas has 7 years of experience leading key advancements in racial equity initiatives across the state by way of community organizing, policy writing, and non-profit management in communities that have been most impacted by racial inequities.

Wed, May 26, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST | via Zoom
(pre-registration required)



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Dr. Thomas' Community Coversation will be held on Wed., June 2. Register Here