Seattle University, WA
Hosted by the Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (EJS), Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons will focus on the intimate connections between environmental justice and sustainability. Denis Hayes, co-founder of Earth Day, and Bill McKibben (via live video feed) will keynote the conference. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to connect with researchers, businesses, and communities that are bringing EJS issues to the fore of public discourse. The conference goals are to:
- Emphasize EJS research in a wide variety of disciplines
- Build an EJS network of Jesuit institutions
- Inspire EJS work through the arts
- Highlight work being done by nonprofit and government agencies
- Foster interdisciplinary conversations, research, and teaching
Update: Jim Hug, S.J., has provided several updates from the conference via Ignatian Solidarity Network.