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Social Sustainability Colloquium
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 2:00pm

Fridays, 2-4 p.m.
ASRC (Rec Center Building), Room 660
1800 SW 6th Avenue
Free and open to the public

Friday - Nov 21

GPSEN and the New UN Global Action Programme

Kim Smith and Jamie Stamberger, representing the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN), will present on the launch of the new UN Global Action Programme. This UNESCO-led effort looks to our region to help implement strategies that will help us all strive toward a healthier, just, and sustainable future through education for sustainable development (ESD).

Join in this powerful conversation, at this critical time in history.

Next up –

Dec 5 - Challenges in Creating Sustainable Communities, Update on Work in Australia   Larry O’Connor  ASRC 620

Fall 2014 Schedule

Oct 10 - OUR ENVIRONMENTAL HANDPRINT – THE GOOD WE DO Jon R. Biemer and Willow Sage Dixon

Oct 17 - Jeff Goebel – SHIFT HAPPENS, RAPIDLY: TWO CRITICAL ELEMENTS IN CLIMATE CHANGE (Intro to Empowering Communities) ASRC 660

Oct 24 - Citizen’s Initiative Review Showcase: Healthy Democracy, Oregon and Beyond! ASRC 620

Oct 31 - No Colloquium - Happy Halloween

Nov 7 - Learning Gardens Laboratory, Lettuce Grow, and Growing Gardens   Denissia Withers, Rima Green, and more!! ASRC 660

Nov 14 - Innovation in Education – through Design Thinking!   Gina Condon, Construct Foundation, ASRC 620

Nov 21  - GPSEN: Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network, a UNU Regional Center of Expertise - A World Tour and more updates   Kim Smith, Jamie Stamberger ASRC 660 

Nov 28 - Thanksgiving weekend

Dec 5 - Challenges in Creating Sustainable Communities, Update on Work in Australia   Larry O’Connor  ASRC 620