Category Archives: social justice

A Petition to Fight Environmental Classism on Chicago’s Southeast Side

By Jake Hanahan, SUST Student Associate Recently, the Southeast Environmental Task Force started a petition to stop the relocation of a major polluter to Chicago’s Southeast Side in a blatant case of environmental classism. The polluter in question, open-air scrap … Continue reading

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FOIA Workshop @RooseveltU Tomorrow! (Mon 2/18)

This workshop is ideal for SUST and SOC majors as well as CDA graduate students. If you’re on campus tomorrow and free at 11, we highly recommend attending! However, if you’re unable to make it, no worries: there will be … Continue reading

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A Toxic Tour of East Chicago: tomorrow Oct. 17th at 4pm @RooseveltU

Please join the Roosevelt community for “A Toxic Tour of East Chicago,” a conversation with Thomas Frank, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17 in Roosevelt’s 2nd floor Sullivan Room. In the wake … Continue reading

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Film Screening of “After the Spill” this Wednesday, 10/10, @RooseveltU

Join the Sustainability Studies Program & the RU Green student organization for a screening of the film After the Spill on Wednesday, October 10th, 4:30-6:30 p.m., in the Sullivan Room (2nd floor of the Auditorium Building) at RU’s Chicago Campus. … Continue reading

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Planning for Environmental Justice: Kim Wasserman of LVEJO @RooseveltU, this Wed 9/26

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Planning for Environmental Justice: Kim Wasserman @RooseveltU, Wed 9/26

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American Dream Reconsidered Conference this Week @RooseveltU

Please join the Roosevelt University community for the kickoff to the American Dream Reconsidered Conference today! Ida B. Wells Lounge Dedication Reception | 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor East | 5 p.m. Monday 9/10 The reception will honor Ida … Continue reading

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