Category Archives: social justice

RU Green Sponsors “Climate Warriors” Film & Discussion on 12/7

The Roosevelt sustainability student organization, RU Green, is hosting a showing of the documentary Climate Warriors on Monday, December 7th, at 5 pm. This film follows many stories of climate injustices around the world and shows what people are doing … Continue reading

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Just By Nature: Environmental Justice Events @RooseveltU throughout Fall 2020

All Events will take place on Zoom: https://roosevelt.zoom.us/j/6078422961?pwd=OG1jWGJHV2lIUE9UT3UrL2x3aWpQdz09 For more information please contact Prof. Bethany Barratt (bbarratt@roosevelt.edu), and share a pdf of these events:

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Social Justice Toolbox Workshop Series Continues 11/12 @RooseveltU

This Thursday is the second of three Social Justice Toolbox Workshops sponsored by the Mansfield Institute of Social Justice @RooseveltU. Registration is free and open to the entire RU community, but students are especially encouraged to attend! Overview of all … Continue reading

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Social Justice Toolbox Workshop Series Starts 11/5 @RooseveltU

To register for any or all of these events, visit this link: https://tinyurl.com/y43h4xxc Pdf version of this image:

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Pre-Election Events @RooseveltU on 11/2/20

Click here for more information on these events @RooseveltU! And here’s a version of the above image you can share:

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Explaining the E4 Crises: Sustainability & Community Resilience

by Lauren Breen for SUST 350 Sustainability and resilience are two key characteristics of a long-lasting system.  Sustainability focuses on environmental, equity, and economic aspects within a community, specifically strategizing to achieve long-term goals. Resilience is one of the concepts … Continue reading

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A Message on Earth Day 4/22/2020

The students and faculty of the Sustainability Studies Program here at Roosevelt wish everyone peace and good health today, 4/22/20, which marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. As all of us deal with the stresses, challenges, and sorrows of … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Week 2020 with RU Green Student Org

From Sophio Gallo, VP of the Roosevelt University sustainability club, RU Green (@RUGreenClub on Instagram): We hope everyone is holding up well. Earth Week is here and we have an exciting list of activities RU Green will be doing! Above … Continue reading

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Volunteering with the Puerto Rico Project and Chicago Recovery Alliance

by Octavio Urbina for SUST 350 This is my last year here at Roosevelt University.  I was asked to do a semester internship with an organization that focused on doing something with either people or the environment and helping them … Continue reading

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Fighting Climate Change by Learning from Indigenous Communities

by Jessica Villarreal for SUST 350 While many of us are aware of the global changes we are experiencing due to climate change, we seldomly consider how it affects those who live where these changes are most intense: the Arctic. … Continue reading

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