Dave Monk

David Monk is an Australian emigrant who has been living in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, since 1961. He is the founder of the Heartland Pathways organization. He also leads the Educational Resources in Environmental Science (ERES), for which he acts as executive director and president. This is a non-for-profit organization that, since its creation in 1969, promotes environmental dignity in the community. He is a dedicated environmental activist. David Monk and ERES became involved in working with African-Americans at the Douglass Center in the mid-1970s. This work transformed into the Park Street Mural project in 1977.

Angela Rivers Black History Mural

Dave Monk Talk with Lucy Gray