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Michael DeLillo

Michael DeLillo

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am passionate about both civic participation and social responsibility and have worked to intertwine these two values into both professional and academic work. I like to share what I know and I am eager to learn from others. These are values that are copacetic to one another and in my experience have helped me to develop strong relationships with people

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Snug HArbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens, New York, NY, US, Gardener/ Volunteer

Practicing landscape maintenance techniques and best planting practices.

Provide plant and general maintenance recommendations at the request of visitors.

Aug 2012 - current
 

Agape Community Center, Milwaukee, WI, US, Neighborhood Development Coordinator/ Americorps*VISTA

Established new relationships between the Center and three community leaders by organizing and facilitating a community leader visioning session.

Acted as the interim project manager for the Milwaukee MKEover Project, coordinating home visits between residents and architects for home improvement projects.

Served as a member of the Healthy Neighborhood Initiative and presented on a nine neighborhood litter removal project.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
 

Jeff Mendoza Gardens, New York, NY, US, Roof top gardener

Researched and developed a plant reference guide for future client/designer interactions.

Redlined AutoCAD details

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, US, Bachelors, Landscape Architecture

I graduated having written an independent thesis on developing tools for citizens to navigate and better interpret their built environment. My independent thesis focused on Situationist techniques. These are tools that I see as having an impact on breaking people away from their everyday walking routes leading to an appreciation for what surrounds them.

LSA 470 | Landscape and Food Studio

Part of a four person studio team working to map various entities of the Central New York Foodshed. I interviewed various farmers about their best farming practices and developed visual historic timelines.

Sep 2006 - May 2011
 

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