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 […]
10th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Impact Hour: Sustaining Effective Action
Helping people navigate the current climate of information “clutter” is more important than ever. Our 2017 Impact Hours series will dig into ongoing environmental and social justice work, while sharing tools for more effective personal and organizational action. Each Impact Hour will include perspectives from an artist, activist, and academic on issues of communication, engagement, action, and impact. Together, we will challenge each other’s assumptions and share practical tactics for sparking social change. Join us in-person in NYC (space is limited) or online from around the world.
12th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate, Jobs and Justice Accountability Forum
Let's translate the energy of the People's Climate March and the Trump resistance into political impact in NYC: join a mass people's interview of NYC Mayor de Blasio, Public Advocate James and Comptroller Stringer. Come learn about the issues, and then hear our city's leaders' views, question them on the big issues, hold them accountable, and urge them to take the bold policy action we need!
19th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Week: Going Beyond "Green"
Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center for an interactive showcase of community-based participatory research led by New School faculty and students addressing the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being and social justice. Faculty grant winners and student scholars will share their Tishman Center-funded research that applies policy, design, and […]
8th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Humanizing Data: Data, Humanities, and the City
This day-long symposium examines how we can use data and digital strategies to enhance and disrupt the kinds of research questions, methods, and narratives that define the humanities. It also complicates the role of the urban university in a global “city-state” such as New York, where the boundaries between university and city are quite blurred. […]
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.
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.
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 !
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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"
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 […]
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.