Tom Benevento of the New Community Project will speak on “Sustainability and the Integration of Justice, Poverty, Nonviolence and Ecology from Local to Global” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
Benevento is the Sustainable Living Homestead director for the New Community Project in Harrisonburg, Va. He leads the team in promoting energy efficiency, bicycle use, simple-living strategies and outreach to disenfranchised people in their communities. The Sustainable Living Homestead also implements on-site innovations related to farming, water use, waste disposal and more.
Benevento has a degree in sustainable systems and has extensive experience in international solidarity work and community organization in the United States.
The program is free and open to the public.