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    Free Event: CHIEF CHAT: Austin Blackmon, 4/18, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Boston, MA

  • 18 April 2017
  • Start time : 06:00 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : SPARK Boston
  • Event Location : District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA, United States
Free Event: CHIEF CHAT: Austin Blackmon, 4/18, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Boston, MA
Event Description

Rising tides. The Emerald Necklace. Flood maps. Zoning code. The Greenovate Awards. Chief of Environment and Open Space Austin Blackmon is hard at work every day to ensure that the Boston we love today is just as beautiful and resilient in 100 years. From Boston's parks to energy efficient buildings, recycling to renewable energy, and our historic harbor to safe housing conditions, Chief Blackmon helps keep our city beautiful, clean and green.

Join SPARK Boston and Greenovate Boston at District Hall in the Seaport on Tuesday, April 18th at 6 PM for a meet and greet with Chief Blackmon, followed by discussion highlighting Earth Day, and the ongoing progress and opportunities to get involved in the City’s Climate Action Plan, led by Chief Blackmon. Our panel will be moderated by SPARK Boston Council member Edith Shi and includes Mike Nichols, Chief of Staff of the Rose Kennedy Greenway and Katie MacDonald, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Greentown Labs.Be ready to hear some big ideas and bring your questions about Boston’s future amidst a changing climate. We’re looking forward to a great crowd and engaging discussion!

Sign up for Greenovate Boston email updates to learn how you can get involved with Greenovate for this year's Earth Day.

CHIEF CHATS: SPARK Boston works to facilitate on-going conversations between City leadership and our millennial population. Chief Chats are a series of events where City officials and young adult residents come together in a social setting to engage in dialogue about improving our city together.

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