Tag Archives: environmental justice

Dec 31, 2017
New York Society for Ethical Culture
Monica Weiss and Richard Koral
The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a humanist community that has been dedicated to social justice and education since its founding in 1876. At a time when other nonprofit institutions, including major universities like Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Columbia, have failed to divest and have so far failed to rebuild their curricula with […]
by Emily Rutland
30th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The End of the Line Film Screening
Are you passionate about social justice? Are environmental issues important to you? Repair The World NYC is hosting a film screening of The End of the Line, a feature-length documentary about a diverse coalition that recently rose up to defeat the controversial Bluegrass Pipeline in Kentucky.
by Angie Koo
30th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
ORGANIZING URGENCY: The Climate Crisis & What Should CUNY Do About It?
Bring your friends, colleagues and students and hear from community and CUNY environmental justice activists and climate scholars. Participate in shaping our shared role in addressing the climate crisis.
by Angie Koo
26th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Environmental Justice: Then and Now
Take a look at the past, present, and future of the Environmental Justice movement. Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the adoption of The Principles, examine the progress of the Environmental Justice movement, and discuss what is yet to be achieved.
by Angie Koo
19th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Environmental Justice: What's Race Got to Do With It?
The Columbia Journal of Race and Law ("CJRL") was founded in 2010 with the purpose of deepening the legal community’s discourse on historic and contemporary notions of socio-political and legal challenges facing racial and ethnic minorities. Join us as experts shed greater light on legal issues that impact communities of color !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
19th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Urban Food Policy Forum: Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City
Urban agriculture is increasingly considered an important part of creating just and sustainable cities. Yet the benefits that many people attribute to urban agriculture—fresh food, green space, educational opportunities—can mask structural inequities, thereby making political transformation harder to achieve.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
8th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Book Launch: Ecological & Social Healing - Multicultural Women’s Voices
Join us for the launch of "Ecological and Social Healing: Multicultural Women's Voices," with a panel discussion moderated by Milano Dean Michelle De Pass, featuring editor Jeanine M. Canty and contributors Prof. Ana Baptista, Prof. Nina S. Roberts and Prof. Ju-Pong Lin.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
30th Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Civic Art Lab | Sustainability + Performance
The evening will feature performances that reflect on the intersection of sustainability, community, and the arts. Sliding scale donations for drinks and performances. All donations for this evening support the performers. Artists to be announced.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
28th Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Civic Art Lab | Opening Event & Art Exhibition: "Sustainability Through the Global Lens"
Please join us for the Civic Art Lab 2016 opening event and an evening featuring talks by artists/sustainability professionals Grace Johnson and Chloe Holden.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
14th May 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Sunset Park Walking Tour: Diverse, Complex, Contested
Join veteran Brooklyn tour guide (and City Limits contributor) Norman Oder, along with neighborhood activist Maria Roca, on a wide-ranging tour of the Sunset Park neighborhood in Brooklyn !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
29th Apr-1st May 2016
Afrofuturism Conference 2016: #BLACKISVIRAL
A student-led conference on Afrofuturism as a cultural and aesthetic movement for the radical emancipation of people of color. Join us for a weekend filled with art, performances, lectures, panels, workshops, theater pieces, film music, scholarly works, and community events !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
20th Jan 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Trash: New York City's Battle with Garbage
This class will trace New York City's protracted struggle to contain its solid waste burden, from the 19th century to the present. Learn more at the Brooklyn Brainery!
by Chiara Zaccheo
Jul 30, 2013
Young people mobilizing for climate justice
Climate change mobilizes youth activism in NYC's most vulnerable communities
by Somala Diby