Category Archives: community

Diversity & Inclusion Open House at the #AmDreamConf Next Monday at Roosevelt University

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Social Justice “Call to Action” Roundtable Discussion at the #AmDreamConf Next Monday at RU

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Talkin’ Community & Social Justice at the #AmDreamConf Next Monday at Roosevelt University

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Planning for Conservation and Quality of Life in the Kankakee Sands

Some fascinating regional sustainability news from one of the SUST Program’s great partners, the Field Museum: the Chicago Region conservation team in the Museum’s Keller Science Action Center drew on the Quality of Life planning process used in South America … Continue reading

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Social Sustainability Conference (INSS 2016) in Chicago This Week, June 8-10

This week, the national Integrated Network for Social Sustainability Conference will be hosted here in Chicago by the Institute of Cultural Affairs in the Uptown neighborhood. SUST professor Mike Bryson, SUST alum Troy Withers (BPS ’13), and environmental educator and … Continue reading

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Following Our Waste and Water Streams: SUST Senior Cassidy Avent Reflects on Her Summer 2015 Internship with SCARCE

This guest post is by RU senior Cassidy Avent, a SUST major who interned during the Summer 2015 semester at the non-profit organization, SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education), based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  Here is the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Opportunities for Environmental Service with C3

Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) is offering many volunteer opportunities this spring to give back to the community and the Earth. C3 is an environmental education leader in Chicago, partnering with other area organizations to improve our neighborhoods through environmental service. See … Continue reading

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