Piedmont Environmental Alliance Hosts Local Environmental Stakeholders at First Sustainability Roundtable
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Piedmont Environmental Alliance (PEA) will host its first ever Sustainability Roundtable on Wed., Oct. 30 from 11:30-1:30PM at Bailey Power Plant. The event is sponsored by Wake Downtown and the Innovation Quarter. This invitation-only gathering will be an energizing and participatory conversation about the state of environmental sustainability in the City of Arts and Innovation.
New event provides a vital space for conversation and collaboration to address environmental concerns
PEA hopes to inspire action on environmental issues in Winston-Salem by convening policy-makers, educators, business leaders, academics, government officials, and non-profit representatives to discuss the city’s priorities around environmental sustainability. More than 50 stakeholders are expected to participate in the collaborative conversation designed to connect key environmental players in the city and to present opportunities for greater impact.
Jamie Maier, Executive Director at PEA, noted that, “the Sustainability Roundtable provides a unique opportunity for environmental stakeholders to work collaboratively with one another. One of PEA’s main objectives is to convene the environmental community to make a greater impact. The Sustainability Roundtable does just that by providing a space for innovation, creativity, and collaboration on topics concerning our local environment.”
Piedmont Environmental Alliance (PEA) educates and empowers, builds community, and inspires action to create a healthier, more economically vibrant, and environmentally sustainable community. Based in Winston-Salem, NC, we focus on environmental education, community events, and local advocacy to build the leadership to achieve increased environmental awareness and sustainability practice.
PEA engages over 8,000 people annually at the Piedmont Earth Day Fair, brings educational programming more than 3,500 students in 150+ Title I classrooms, and works with leaders in local neighborhoods to implement small-scale environmental projects. We are always seeking new ways to build a more sustainable community through partnerships and programs.