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Social Sustainability Colloquium
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 2:00pm

Fridays, 2-4 p.m.
ASRC (Rec Center Building), Room 620 (Please note Room Change!)
1800 SW 6th Avenue
Free and open to the public

Friday - Oct 31  NO COLLOQUIUM - Happy Halloween


Next up –   Fri, Nov 7

The Impact of Learning Gardens on Community Food Security:

Implications for research and fiscal sustainability, and opportunities for community engagement and partnerships


Featuring These Organizations:

Learning Gardens Laboratory (LGL): Brad Melaugh, Luke Maurer, Denissia Withers 

Lettuce Grow Garden Foundation (Lettuce Grow): Rima Green, Lauren Zavrel


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