Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons

Just sutainabilityAugust 7 – 9, 2014

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

For more information, visit the conference website or registration page.

 

Update: Jim Hug, S.J., has provided several updates from the conference via Ignatian Solidarity Network.

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