This summer, Seattle University, one of two Jesuit universities in the state of Washington, will host a conference on “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons.” The conference, hosted by the Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS) on August 7-9, 2016, will focus on environmental justice and sustainability research, interdisciplinary dialogue and education, nonprofit and governmental work, networks among Jesuit institutions, and environmental justice in the arts.
Keynote addressees at the conference include:
- Brian Cladoosby, President of the National Congress of American Indians
- Dr. Shariff Abdullah, Director of Commonway Institute
- Cynthia Figge, Co-founder and COO of CSRHub
- Dr. Andy Hoffman, Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise in the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan
- McKenzie Funk, writer whose work has appeared in Harper’s, National Geographic, Outside, Rolling Stone, Bloomberg Businessweek, and the New York Times
- Interfaith Amigos, an organization comprised of Protestant Pastor Don Mackenzie, Ph.D., Rabbi Ted Falcon, Ph.D., and Imam Jamal Rahman
The conference will also feature over forty presentations from experts on “the social, environmental, and economic aspects of sustainability.” The gathering seeks to promote collaboration around caring for our common home. Register now to ensure your seat!
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