Bite-sized sustainability information while you take a bite out of lunch, open to faculty, staff, students, and the broader community! Sustaina-bite is a monthly lunchtime discussion featuring a university expert and their area through the blended environmental, social, and economic lens of sustainability. Normally the 3rd Thursday of the month!
Spring 2022 Sustaina-bites:
Going Green with James City County
James City County has many environmental efforts and initiatives underway! Come learn about the progress being made in JCC and ways that you can get involved. Cassie Cordova, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, will share the details of JCC resources and upcoming events, including a Repair Fair to give your home items a second lease on life. Grab your lunch and bring your questions!
Alum Spotlight with Caleb Rogers
Join William & Mary alum and Williamsburg city council member, Caleb Rogers '20, on a discussion about how he became passionate about sustainability at the start of his career in politics. He will discuss his role at the clean energy company Voltus, his involvement in the World Bank's Global Youth Climate Network, and how he has advocated for better climate action and sustainable practices in the City of Williamsburg.
Advocacy & Citizenship
Many global sustainability challenges are influenced at the level of policies, corporations, and community involvement. Active citizenship and advocacy play a significant role in shaping the future! Learn how to be an involved community member and active citizen with Melody Porter, the Director of the Office of Community Engagement, and Elizabeth Miller '11, the Associate Director of the Office of Community Engagement.