Decolonize Your Diet: March 20, 2017
Dr. Vandana Shiva, March 22, 2017
Cultural Events Board in partnership with Eye Resist and the Eco-Social Justice team at the Environmental Center present Dr. Vandana Shiva
Vandana Shiva is a distinguished policy expert, author, global leader and justice activist. She has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the Seven Most Powerful Women in the Globe and received the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize."
In addition, she has authored numerous books, policy papers, and articles. Dr. Shiva has made significant contributions to the areas of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and biodiversity while making visible the social, economic, and ecological costs of neoliberal globalization. She is a famed activist raising awareness about the perils of genetically modified foods and increasingly monopolized food systems.
On top of her policy and activist work in India, Dr. Shiva advises governments worldwide. For instance, she is currently working with the Government of Bhutan to make the nation 100% organic and with the Governments of Tuscany and Rome to create a hopeful and livable future for young people. Her famed Navdanya
organic seed banks throughout India have supported Indian farmers and protected biological and cultural diversity since 1984.
Doors open at 5:00pm
Inuit Knowledge & Climate Change, February 22, 2017
Multicultural Perspectives on Environmental Racism
Prisons: Social and Environmental Toxicity
Come join us on Thursday Septemeber 29 from 6-7:30 PM at HLMS 199 for an engaging panel discussion with Native community leaders Mymangwa Flying Earth, Theresa Halsey, and Kimimila Locke! Native American student group Oyate will be holding a food and supplies drive to send to people resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Food and Environmental Justice Week 2016 is here!
Celebrate the deliciousness and beauty of a more environmentally just world.
Join us for a series of events in partnership with the Volunteer Resource Center & the Women's Resource Center!
Permaculture and Social Justice
Fracking Burdens: Who Pays the Price?
A panel-led discussion about the controversies surrounding fracking in Colorado. Join panelists from the Center of the American West, Fossil Free CU, and Community Rights Network
Oct. 22nd 6:30pm, Humanities 1B80
Environmental Justice Film and Discussion Series:
CU ASE will has hosted monthly discussion series which have addressed some of the many facets of Environmental Justice. Each discussion included a film clip, interview, article or radio series as a platform for the issue, as well as bring in more background information about how the issue relates to current local, regional, national and global events. Discussions are informal, and no previous knowledge or academic experience in Environmental Justice is necessary.
Past Food and Environmental Justice Weeks:
Join us for a series of events diving into local and national issues of food justice and environmental justice in partnership with Volunteer Resource Center and amazing local organizations working hard to create a more just and sustainable future in Boulder and beyond.