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Environmental Justice Students Report on Trip to the Pacific NW this Wed 12/7 at RU

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Fair Trade Kick-off Open Mic Night @RooseveltU on Wed 11/30

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Register @RooseveltU for Spring & Summer 2017 Classes

Here’s a cheerful thought: advising and registration are now ongoing (since Nov 1st) for the Spring & Summer 2017 semesters here at @RooseveltU. The Sustainability Studies program is offering a wide range of courses and we’re planning an exciting semester … Continue reading

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East Chicago Lead Crisis Is Topic at Nov. 2 Environmental Justice Forum at RU

Thomas Frank, a member of the Southeast Environmental Task Force and an activist working with residents of an East Chicago public housing complex located on a toxic lead site will be one of the speakers at Roosevelt University’s Nov. 2 … Continue reading

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Chicago Wilderness Congress 2016 at UIC on Nov. 2nd

College students! Join the brainpower of more than 700 of the region’s top conservation and community partners at the Chicago Wilderness Congress — an annual regional conservation conference to be held on November 2nd, 2016, at the University of Illinois … Continue reading

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Today’s lecture by Kim Wasserman Cancelled; To Be Rescheduled

The scheduled talk at 4pm today (Oct. 19th) by LVEJO’s Kim Wasserman at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus unfortunately has been cancelled due to illness. We will broadcast updated information on this event once it has been rescheduled for later this semester. … Continue reading

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Kim Wasserman of LVEJO Talks #EnvironmentalJustice at RU this Wednesday, Oct. 19th

As part of RU’s Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project‘s 2016 Distinguished Environmental Justice Lecture Series this fall (and in recognition of #CampusSustainabilityMonth), the Executive Director of Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), Kim Wasserman, will give a talk entitled “The Displacement … Continue reading

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