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Law & Disorder Conference at PSU May 9th-11th

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Educational Equity, Justice System, Social Justice, Sustainability, Uncategorized |

The 5th Annual Law & Disorder Conference is this weekend (May 9th-11th) at PSU. People from all walks of life from radical to academic are welcome to join in on the FREE discussions, lectures, panels, and workshops. The focus this year will be to “establish collaboration between individuals, organizations and collectives working on issues related...

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Bioregional Confluence at PSU

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Educational Equity, Justice System, Social Justice, Sustainability |

We often describe where we live by arbitrary political borders. Instead we could define our home by watersheds, plants, soils, rocks, and culture. With this ecological framework, we can also explore how we relate, organize, and celebrate each other and the environment we are part of. To learn more about bioregions, join the first annual Cascadia Rising:...

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Continuing Engagement Paid Internships

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Educational Equity, Justice System, Social Justice, Sustainability |

We are pleased to announce one paid internship for a current PSU student and one for a PSU alumnus, these internships will support the work of University Studies’ Continuing Engagement Program. This program works to create thematic Communities of Practice that can support the continued engagement of students, alumni and community members in social change....

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Winter Term Workshop Series

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Educational Equity, Justice System, Social Justice, Sustainability |

Please find below the winter term workshops that are designed to support your continuing engagement in community-based social change. These workshop build on the 27 previous workshops that were attended by some 500 students, alumni, faculty and community members. Please share them with your friends, organizing groups, classmates, etc! They are free and open...

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Fall 2013 Social Change Workshops!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Educational Equity, Justice System, Social Justice, Sustainability |

Please find below the fall term workshops that we offer as part of our work to support the continuing engagement of students and alumni in community-based social change. These workshop build on the 21 workshops offered last year that were attended by some 400 students, alumni, faculty and community members. Please share them with your students and with...

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Earthstock: The Epitome of Happiness

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Educational Equity, Social Justice |

Earthstock is an event that I attend every year that holds a very special place in my heart. Earthstock is a dance that is held every year at the Crystal Ballroom for high school students in Special Education programs in the Portland-Metro area. The students get to leave school for a day and dance to their heart’s content while feeling the floor bounce to...

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