FOR ECOLOGY &
PENNSYLVANIA GREEN PARTY 2014 candidate for governor
JOBS PHILLY Philadelphia, PA. 2008- Founder, network making
it easy for Philadelphians to offer and request green jobs, green
services, green grants, and green loans. "Local Hero" Metro News
faculty, Geography & Urban Studies 2007-2010 Student Evaluations.
Rebuilding American Cities "This course examines urban
systems-- the human and natural infrastructures that keep billions
alive. We'll explore the bold, practical programs that will make cities
prosper during global warming, peak oil, population growth and water
shortage. Particular emphasis on Philadelphia and Los Angeles."
PHILADELPHIA ORCHARD PROJECT (POP) Philadelphia, PA. 2007- Founder of permaculture group planting vacant lots, parks, yards.
New York Times:
"Replacing Neglect With Peach Trees" 9/2/07
Author of Health Democracy: Liberating Americans from Medical Insurance. 2006.
GREENPLANNERS, Philadelphia, PA. 2005- Consultant for community economic development. Speeches and workshops.
Philadelphia, PA. 2005-
candidate, City of Ithaca, NY. 2003.
ITHACA COMMUNITY NEWS Ithaca, NY. 2000-2006. Founder, editor: named "Ithaca's Best Website" by Ithaca Times Readers' Poll 2002.
Cornell Civic Leaders Fellowship
Ithaca, NY. 2001/2002.
HOURS Ithaca, NY. 1991-.
Investigative Journalism grant, Washington,
Cornell University, Science Awareness Week, 1989. (one of four speakers in series with astronomer Carl Sagan, Nobel Prize winner Hans Bethe & Congressmember Matt McHugh)
PLANNERS Ithaca, NY. 1988.
OUTREACH Ithaca, NY. 1987-1988.
UNIVERSITY Ithaca, NY. 1987.
Alternatives Fund Ithaca, NY. 1986-1988.
Life story featured in book Midterm Report,
published 1986 by
International Project for Nicaraguan Appropriate Technology,
WALKING TOUR Venice, CA. 1985.
CITIZEN PLANNERS Los Angeles, CA. 1983-1985. (see Eco-Home Network) Founder of organization devoted to democratization of urban design. Author of book and slide show Los Angeles: A History of the Future. Los Angeles Times wrote half-page article about this work, 11/25/83.
TAMARA PRESS Los Angeles, CA. 1981. Author, Amazing Los Angeles: La IncreÍble Historia de Los Angeles
PRODUCTIONS San Francisco, CA. 1979-80.
Hike 6/9/78- 12/24/78.
URBAN GARDENERS Boston, MA. 1978.
CAMBRIDGE ARTS COUNCIL Cambridge, MA. 1978. Sidewalk artist
Solar Tour 1978. Visited solar energy innovators
NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS grant 1977. Sidewalk artist
TOWN PUBLICATIONS 1975-1977.
TREETOP: a journal of liberation and education 1972-1973. Founder and editor of newspaper promoting community-based education.
UNDERCURRENTS Lafayette, LA. 1971. Co-founder and co-editor of community newspaper promoting racial and social justice.
SOUTHERN CONSUMERS' CO-OPERATIVE Lafayette, LA. 1970-1971. Public relations for low-income co-operative.
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Auburn, NY. 1969-1970.
COGAN ADVERTISING: 1966-1967. Copywriter
COMMUNITY ORGANIZING: full-time antiwar organizer (1971-1972), environmentalist candidate for city council (1973), co-author Ithaca People's Yellow Pages (1974), started successful opposition to construction of a four-lane highway (1976-1989), organized San Francisco Wastewater Forum (1980), organized public opposition to suburban sprawl (1986-1988), member of core groups which successfully stopped Wal-Mart's entry to Ithaca (1992-1995) and stopped permit process for construction of a 177-foot incinerator (1996).
Occasional sources of income have included: masseur, dishwasher, teacher, cartoonist, farmworker, freelance writer, cashier, chessplayer, sexton, factory worker, graphic artist, library worker, gardener, yardworker, lumberyarder.
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