4 2019

Sustainable Jewish Communities: Shalom Park and Beyond

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Sam Lerner Center for Cultural Arts 5007 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226

Contact Summer Minchew
(704) 944-6736


Shomrei Adamah, the concept that we are responsible for the protection and renewal of the earth, is central to Jewish values. Join Shalom Green in welcoming guest speakers Jennifer Roberts, Rabbi Judith Schindler, and Ryan Snow for an exciting opportunity to learn more about environmental initiatives on Shalom Park and how Jewish communities nationwide have worked together to promote a stronger, more sustainable future.

Meet our speakers:

Jennifer Roberts is a four-term County Commissioner, Former Mayor and Climate Leader. She is currently the director of ecoAmerica’s Path to Positive Communities program. Founded in 2006, ecoAmerica is a not for profit organization that builds institutional leadership, public support, and political will for climate solutions in the United States.

Rabbi Judith Schindler served as Senior Rabbi of Temple Beth El from 2003-2016 and as Associate Rabbi from 1998-2003. She is currently Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice at Queens University of Charlotte. She is co-author of the book Recharging Judaism: How Civic Engagement Helps Synagogues, Jews, and America.

Ryan Snow is director of Market Transformation and Development for the US Green Building Council. Ryan holds strategic and programmatic responsibility for the development of community-based initiatives and campaigns to advance the mission of the U.S. Green Building Council and is highly focused on identifying and nurturing opportunities for engagement with front-line communities.


Sponsor: Shalom Green