Tag Archives: Social Justice

20th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Building on the strengths of the “teach-in” model, " Not Going Back" is organized around four types of interventions: Historical & Cultural Context/Learning As We Build; Practical Knowledge and Skill-Building; Strategic Advocacy; and Self-care and healing spaces.
by Angie Koo
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
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
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
20th Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change: Impacts and Solutions
Come hear current experts from a range of sectors discuss climate change and share their solutions-based approaches.
by colette
16th Jul 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Food for the Soul: Self-Care and Social Justice in the South Bronx
The South Bronx Community Food Coalition invites you to our first conference, Food for the Soul: Self-Care and Social Justice in the South Bronx. Join us for a free day of facilitated workshops on how we can practice self-care as we strive to create changes in our food system and beyond.
by Angie Koo
Sep 9, 2015
Can positive thinking be the key to our big CO2 fix?
Public opinion lags scientific understanding of climate, and so our political system doesn't move fast enough. A new book offers ideas to change that around.
by Nicolas Maiarelli
3rd Aug 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Noxious New York: Race, Class and Garbage
Historian Julie Sze examines the link between race, class, and garbage and explores how culturally and politically disenfranchised communities re-work long-standing conflations between polluted places and peoples. The talk will address case studies around NYC garbage politics in the 1980s and 1990s, while also considering at previous historical moments and sites outside the city.
by Nicolas Maiarelli
25th-28th Jun 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
United States Social Forum 2015
The US Social Forum taking place in Philadelphia, June 25-28, 2015 is a convergence driven by the understanding that people’s movements are what create social change. It is an opportunity for regional and issue-specific social justice projects to work toward broader unity. The goal is to map out action plans for a cohesive movement and organize to be on the offense against all forms of oppression.
by Chiara Zaccheo
4th Dec 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Confronting Climate Change: Insights from the Nuclear Disarmament Movement
The Center for Public Scholarship presents a conversation that will focus on how to generate the political and social change necessary to confront climate change.
by Chiara Zaccheo
4th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Farm School NyC Benefit
Join Just Food and Farm School NYC's Executive Board for a Special Benefit Performance of "This Will All Be Yours"
by Abigail Carney
4th Nov 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
People of a Feather: Citizen Science and Filmmaking
Cit­i­zen Sci­ence and Film­mak­ing Lec­ture: Envi­ron­men­tal Jus­tice and Sur­vival in a Chang­ing Arc­tic The New School: Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall , Room 407 Did you know that turn­ing on a light switch in New York City has a direct effect on sea ice ecosys­tems thou­sands of miles away? On the Belcher Islands in Canada’s Hud­son Bay, Inu­it feel the­se effects […]
by Jody Dean
Oct 15, 2013
Think first, eat second: a community meal with COLORS and the People's Kitchen
The restaurant, born out of the ashes of 9/11, hosted a dinner to bring discussions of food justice and labor justice to the table.
by Jennifer Davis
Jun 18, 2013
Social justice is on the menu: Drive Change NYC
Serving delicious food with a side of social justice.
by Priya Ranganath
26th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Just Food Conference
Just Food is a non­prof­it orga­ni­za­tion that empow­ers and sup­ports com­mu­ni­ty lead­ers in their efforts to advo­cate for and increase access to healthy, local­ly-grown food, espe­cial­ly in under­served NYC neigh­bor­hoods. Since 1995, Just Food has con­vened major sum­mits and con­fer­ences that edu­cate and engage the pub­lic in local food, farm, and social jus­tice issues. A pio­neer in food jus­tice […]
by Marlyn Marrero