Category Archives: social justice

Faces of the Poisoned: A Roosevelt University Journalism Convergence Project

The Department of Communication in Roosevelt University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a panel discussion with Roosevelt journalism students who traveled to Flint, Michigan, this spring to cover the drinking water crisis story. Hear, see, and experience the … Continue reading

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US and 170+ other Countries Sign Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day 2016

197 children just arrived at the #ParisAgreement signing, wearing t-shirts that read ‘your promise, our future’ pic.twitter.com/JiYp0RDu7A — Earthjustice (@Earthjustice) April 22, 2016  

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Dig It! Earth Week Teach-Ins Today at RU’s Chicago Campus, 2-4:30pm

Students in Prof. Mike Bryson’s SUST 340 Policy, Law, & Ethics class are hosting multiple teach-ins today on various applications of sustainability in the Dining Center (WB 2nd floor), Fainman Lounge, and Congress Lounge (both on AUD 2nd floor, Michigan … 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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#RUjusticechat on Environmental Justice in Chicago on Wed, Apr 20, 12:30pm

RU Sustainability Studies professor Mike Bryson (@MikeBryson22) hosts an #RUjusticechat on Twitter about environmental justice (EJ) in Chicago. Share stories, photos, questions, and comments about #Environmental(In)Justice here in Chicago, the birthplace of the urban environmental justice movement. Tweet from wherever … Continue reading

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Earth Week Teach-Ins at RU Next Tuesday, Apr 19, 2-5pm

Students in Prof. Mike Bryson’s SUST 340 Policy, Law, & Ethics class will be hosting multiple teach-ins on various applications of sustainability in the Dining Center (WB 2nd floor), Fainman Lounge, and Congress Lounge (both on AUD 2nd floor, Michigan … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Course Preview for SUST 350 Service & Sustainability at Eden Place Nature Center

This coming fall semester (2016) the Sustainability Studies program will offer a unique transformational service learning course, SUST 350 Service and Sustainability, at the Chicago Campus. Taught by SUST professor Mike Bryson, the course theme is Urban Farming, Environmental Education, Community … Continue reading

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