Synopsis: Braden is a gardener turned landscape architect who entered into the fray of community organizing and advocacy. He founded Groundswell PA: an organization that passed the first popular vote to ban fracking using an Environmental Bill of Rights.
Start Time: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:00 PM
End Time: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:15 PM
Location: Institute For Food Nutrition & Health Ifnh
Address: 61 Dudley Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: 101
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Braden Crooks
Sponsor: Department of Landscape Architecture
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://landarch.rutgers.edu/index.html
Contact Name: GAIL MCKENZIE
Contact Email: gail.mckenzie@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-9311
Additional Information: Braden earned his Master of Science with departmental honors from Parsons in New York, where he hones his praxis developing forms of horizontal organizing within solidarity economies. Braden has recently worked with organizations such as the Center for Urban Pedagogy and the Right to the City Alliance, and in his spare time produces a web series about New York.