Agnes Richard

Agnes Richard

Greening Sacred Spaces Program Manager

agnes@haltonenvironment.ca
Office: 905.815.6185 ext.2

Agnes received training from both Hon. Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project and the Global Catholic Climate Movement as a Laudato Si’ Animator. Her acts of leadership include public and private speaking engagements, chair or member of community action teams, facilitator of public forums and mentoring youth activists. With a team of lay partners and the office for Discipleship and Parish Life, Agnes planned and implemented a series of workshops called “Change Starts with Us” for the Catholic Diocese of Hamilton.  

With the Lighthouse Pilot Project steering committee, Agnes worked closely with Greening Sacred Spaces staff in Hamilton and CREW (Community Resilience to Extreme Weather) to develop Extreme Weather Resilience Hubs in Hamilton, ON.   She was Chairpersonship of the St. Patrick’s, Caledonia, ON Syrian Refugee Committee and helped successfully settle a Syrian family of six. 

Agnes enjoys cross cultural artistic expression of place and experience, is enthusiastic about learning from Indigenous spiritual traditions and finds peace in her home garden.