Earth Week is a campus wide collaborative week dedicated to dialogue, education and action celebrating sustainable culture, community and the place we live. This week will be an opportunity to build a stronger movement for environmental and social justice. Check out: http://eight.ucsc.edu/earth-week.html , event calender. We included most events here.
PICA Housing in The Village, apply ASAP!
Have you ever wished for a chance to reduce your impact on the environment by living more sustainably? If so, living at PICA could be for you! PICA is a vibrant educational community in which to study agricultural and community sustainability. Sign up for Village Housing and the PICA program for the 2011-12 school year!
For more info, contact Mira Michelle or go to our website. On application, mark that you "Strongly Prefer" involvement in PICA. Tell us more about your interest in the PICA themed housing in the additional comments section.If you only want to live in the Village if placed in a specific building, be sure to state that in the comments section.
PICA Garden Workdays
Feel free to attend, no registration. You can also check out our website for more information; or email Mira Michelle for any questions. Every Saturday, 10-2pm, at the A-squad of The Village.
The University of Hawaii West O'ahu & Ma'o Farms
Special Guests tell Sustainability Stories. April 21st 10am-12pm, Namaste Lounge
Join university leaders and organic farmers from the University of Hawaii West O'ahu (UHWO), and Ma'o Farms as they talk story and we share our efforts to empower young leader and integrate sustainability into planning, curriculum, student learning, and operations. Presenters include the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, faculty from UHWO, leaders from Ma'o Farms, and UCSC sustainability stakeholders.Date:Thursday, April 21, 10am- 12pm at Namaste Lounge, College 9/10.
Speaker Osprey Orielle Lake, 2 Events April 21st
1. Round Table Discussion With
Earth Week Keynote, 2:15-3pm, UCSC Bookstore
Come join the Earth Week Keynote Speaker for an informal discussion about our society, sustainability and Nature. This will be an "organic" conversation with topics generated by participants. Date: April 21st, 2:15- 3pm, at UCSC Bookstore.Hosts: College Eight and UCSC Bookstore.
2. Earth Week Keynote Address: Where on Earth are We Going: Environmental and Cultural Sustenance for our Times,
7-9pm, Oakes Learning Center
In her writing and public presentations, Osprey Orielle Lake draws upon her life's work dedicated to environmental protection and cultural transformation as well as her collaboration with organizations around the world that are working to create a just and sustainable future. Date: April 21st, 7- 9pm at Oakes College Learning Center. Hosts: College Eight and UCSC American Indian Resource Center.
10th Annual Campus Earth Summit
College 9/10 Multi-Purpose Room, April 22nd
Hosted by the Student Environmental Center, participants at the 10th Annual Campus Earth Summit will reflect on UCSC's environmental efforts and work toward a sustainable future. All members of the university and city are invited to learn about campus and community efforts, envision the future of sustainability at UCSC, and connect with projects and campaigns for upcoming years. Date: Friday, April 22 from 9:30am-4:30pm, in the Colleges 9&10 Multipurpose Room. For the event agenda and other information, http://sec.enviroslug.org/earth-summit.html
Ode to the Globe, April 22nd
Directly following the Campus Earth Summit, there will be a celebration atmosphere for this event. Music, poetry, art project, community and campus organizations and more! Come out and have fun while celebrating our Planet. It is sure to be a blast. For more info, check http://sec.enviroslug.org/
Date: 2- 5PM, at Colleges 9/10 Multipurpose Room