a fresh voice for a greener tomorrow

Join Alisa Peskin-Shepherd and Transitions Legal April 20th, as we welcome Trish Hubbell, Director of Community and Public Relations at The Greening of Detroit, to our monthly Take Action: Lunch and Learn series
April 20, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
at the Law Offices of Alisa Peskin-Shepherd
280. N. Old Woodward Avenue, Suite LL20 | Birmingham, MI 48009
A seasoned public relations and communications professional, Trish Hubbell, has used her multifaceted experiences to create awareness of key issues that affect the Detroit region. With a background in industries such as, health care, automotive, food, human rights, and environmental industries, Trish Hubbell currently serves as Director of Community and Public Relations at The Greening of Detroit.
Trish develops strategic communications and public relations outreach strategies for multiple stakeholders. She oversees all aspects of communications, including website, marketing, media relations and messaging to implement activities that broaden The Greening of Detroit’s mission, vision, and programs. Her long history of community organizing and engagement with nonprofit organizations has encouraged her collaborate with residents to improve neighborhoods and tackle quality of life issues in Detroit.
Presently, Trish works with Detroit residents, volunteers, and partner organizations in creating and transforming the city’s vacant land into healthy, green spaces.
Trish has a BA in English from Michigan State University, and a Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution from Wayne State University.  She is currently a participant in Leadership Detroit XXXVIII.
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The Greening of Detroit was founded in 1989 with a single focus in mind – restore the city’s tree infrastructure to enhance the quality of life for Detroiters. By planting trees, repurposing land to create production gardens and beautiful green spaces, communities rebuild their neighborhoods. The Greening has planting approximately 82,000 trees throughout the city of Detroit. They plant a variety of species to ensure a greater survival rate. They depend on the support and assistance of 5,000-7,000 volunteers per year to help up put trees in the ground.