NEWS FOR E&C STUDENTS -- 2-28-17

  1. Social Justice Summit, March 3-4. The HSU MultiCultural Center presents the 23nd Annual Social Justice Summit. Our vision for this year’s Social Justice Summit was to highlight tools for non-violent expressions. The theme “Art as Social Activism” seeks to provide tools for effective advocacy, artful expression, and active ways to change the world through the words we use. Words are tools that have shaped the world around us. The Summit aspires to provide tools for emotional, artful expression, tools to shape voices for change. For more information, see the web site here or the Facebook event here.
  2. Water Is Life, March 4. Tribal leaders, university students and faculty, and community members will gather to discuss our common responsibility for protecting water in Northern California. Indigenous speakers and panelists will relate water, fisheries, and ecological integrity to human rights, women's issues, social justice, environmental protection, U.S. treaty obligations under international and domestic law, and federal agency accountability. Hosted by the Environment & Community Club and the Indian Natural Resources Science & Engineering Club. Details: Kate Buchanan Room from noon-6 p.m. See attached for the event program. Visit the E&C Club Facebook page here.
  3. The Food Solutions Challenge. Are you a student interested in food science, sustainability, agriculture, and environmental issues? Consider taking part in The Food Solutions Challenge. Based off the question "How might we move towards a carbon neutral or carbon positive food supply chain in the future?," students will receive funding and toolkits to host short campus events by March 22 addressing these interconnected issues (food production and climate change). The top six solutions will compete in the 2017 Global Food Solutions Conference, all-expenses-paid. The application for students can be found on the Net Impact website here: https://www.netimpact.org/food-solutions-challenge-2017.
  4. Lecture, March 23 -- “Sanctuary Cities: What are the Issues?” The Politics Department invites you to the 13th annual 13th annual Victor T. Schaub Memorial Lecture on Local Politics. This year’s theme, presented by Politics lecturer Kathleen Lee and Julie Fulkerson, a former local city council member, mayor, and county supervisor, is “Sanctuary Cities: What are the Issues.” See the attached flier for more information about the event. Details: Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 5 p.m. in Science B 135.