About this Event
Please join us! Executive Director Lauren Weston invites the public to attend this virtual conversation about Acterra’s programs, future direction and the work being by neighboring organizations, partners and leaders.
Guest Speaker: Gary White is a Climate Activist trained by Former Vice President Al Gore and his Climate Reality Project (CRP). Gary’s role with the CRP SF Bay Area chapter is to educate and motivate people in the Bay Area to address climate change. Mr. White has given 240 presentations to over 13,000 people to date. Mr. White is also the Founder and Group Leader of the San Mateo chapter of Extinction Rebellion. XR uses non-violent direct action tactics to call attention to the increasing severity of the climate crisis and demand an aggressive response by the U.S. government and the business community to limit the damage. Currently retired, Mr. White spent nearly 30 years as a Human Resources Executive in the Silicon Valley with Apple, Intuit, and Palm. In addition to HR, Mr. White took on responsibility for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at his workplaces over the past 15 years of his career in high tech.
Acterra’s slate of programs includes:
Beneficial Electrification – Karl Knapp GoEV Program, Induction Cooking/ Education – Climate Resilient Communities, Public Lecture Series, You(th) Be the Change/ Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet/ Workplace Sustainability – Business Environmental Awards, Silicon Valley Green Team Network.