Rick Longinotti serves as a Community Outreach Consultant for PeakWater.org.
He is a Co-Founder of Transition Santa Cruz, www.transitionsc.org, part of the Transition Initiatives movement to build local resilience in the face of economic and environmental stress.
learned of the city of Santa Cruz's decision to build a desalination plant, he
felt a strong need to assist the community in becoming aware of the impact of desalination in terms of energy, cost, and environment.
is a Humanities graduate of Stanford University
Currently he works as a Marriage and Family Therapist, and Co-Founder of Nonviolent Communication Santa Cruz www.nvcsantacruz.org, where he teaches skills for engaging in community activism.
works to build community spirit and civic engagement in an era when economic growth is becoming understood as more of a hindrance than a solution to community problems.
currently resides in Santa Cruz, California with his
wife Aviva and can be reached via his
website at www.findingharmony.org.