Spring 2021 Eco Social Solutions Series-
Beverly Grant sitting with her hands together with a smile on her face
Community leaders share strategies and ideas that advance climate action, food security, social justice and sustainability on a local level. Students will gain valuable insights into community approaches and leadership as well as base knowledge of core topics in sustainability and social justice. Sponsored by CU Environmental Center, the Spring 2021 series will focus on topics such as food justice, permaculture, regenerative agriculture, climate action, health equity and community-based carbon reduction projects. Series runs biweekly on Thursdays, 5:00-6:30pm from February 4 through April 15.
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Principles of Social Permaculture with Beverly Grant, founder of MoBetta Green market place
Join us for a discussion with Beverly Grant on the social dimensions of permaculture. We will discuss social permaculture in the context of food justice as well as the community-based work of Beverly as the founder of Mo’ Betta Green Marketplace and Seeds of Power Unity Farm. This important discussion will address racism and the health and food inequities in Denver neighborhoods. We hope that you join Beverly to explore the world’s many patterns.
Feb 18th, Mad Agriculture
March 4th, FLOWS
March 18th, Stay tuned!
April 1st, Boulder Food Rescue
April 15th, Native Energy
2020 Eco Social Solutions Series Videos are Live!
Dr. Vandana Shiva, March 22, 2017
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.