Director, Community Resources
Dennis Livingston has 25 years of experience in developing community-based programs in renovation, weatherization, and the prevention and remediation of lead hazards. He held a Federal appointment to the EPA Title X Task Force on lead-based paint hazard reduction and financing. Since 1994, he has been director of a program development and organizing project dedicated to turning environmental problems of low-income communities into sustainable career and economic development solutions. In 1981, he founded Baltimore Jobs in Energy Project, for which he was project and executive director until 1994, to train residents of low-income communities in weatherization and energy conservation. Since 1977, he has headed Social Graphic Company, designing and publishing dozens of chart posters, curriculum, books, and manuals. He has shown his work in publications and shows internationally, including a one-person at Cooper Union in New York City. He was, for example, an author and illustrator of the EPA Lead Worker and Risk Assessor Curricula. Mr. Livingston has been a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners since 1972. He has served on the boards of directors of Coalition of Peninsula Organizations, The Loading Dock, Baltimore Employment Network, Maryland Citizen Action, Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore, and South Baltimore Home Maintenance Program. He has presented more than 100 workshops and trainings in dozens of cities. Mr. Livingston received a Master of Fine Arts from Ohio University in 1966.