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Changemakers: USGBC's Summer Equity Salon with Osvaldo "Ozzie" Gonzalez


In this Changemakers series, join Osvaldo "Ozzie" Gonzalez for a conversation on designing for environmental and social equity.

Building upon his session at USGBC's inaugural Equity Summit in May 2020, Osvaldo "Ozzie" Gonzalez joins us for the second salon discussion in the Changemakers summer series.

About Ozzie

Ozzie is an urban ecologist and changemaker who is making his mark on the world. Trained as an Environmental Scientist and Architect, Ozzie has dedicated his career to designing solutions for cities that bridge environmental health with community prosperity and has helped re-define the role cities can play in creating a sustainable world. He is also in an active campaign to become Portland’s next Mayor.

Ozzie is a founding member of the US Green Building Council’s 1st LEED User Group and currently represents the 2nd District on the Trimet Board. He has served as Vice-Chair of the Regional Arts and Culture Council Board, sits on the Advisory Board of the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs, and is on the Executive Board of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Ozzie is also the Owner of P3 Consulting—a firm dedicated to helping solve city problems in the interests of people, planet, and prosperity. Ozzie has served as Regional Diversity Director for the General Contractor Howard S. Wright and before that was the Global Sustainability Director for CH2M Hill. Ozzie is currently running a campaign to become Mayor of the city where he lives, Portland, Oregon.