2016 Conference Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons
Be a part of the second biennial conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” at Seattle University on August 7-9, 2016. Confronting the sustainability challenges before us calls for collaboration, exchange of ideas, and exploration of solutions by academics and practitioners across every discipline. “Just Sustainability” will provide that platform!
- Six workshops will build expertise and provide tools for your organization and communities. Workshop themes range from “Indigenous Activism,” “Corporate Sustainability” to “Diversity in the Environmental Movement” and “Calculating Your Ecological Footprint.”
- Our eight featured speakers NCAI President Brian Cladoosby, Shariff Abdullah,Congressman Adam Smith, City of Seattle's Jessica Finn Coven, Cynthia Figge, Dr. Andrew Hoffman, McKenzie Funk, and the Interfaith Amigos will highlight how we can work together to ensure the well-being of all people while caring for our common home.
- Three sustainability tours will take you around some of the most innovative examples of greening efforts by Seattle community members and businesses. Tours include the greenest commercial building in the world (Bullitt Center), a walk through the Beacon Hill Food Forest, and a visit to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency air sampling station.
- More than forty academics and practitioners will give presentations that highlight their environmental justice and sustainability projects.
View the full Conference Schedule here