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De-gentrification

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Social Justice |

Hello Internet Readers, A week ago 12 people got together at PSU in the first iteration of a Community of Practice on Social Justice and De-gentrification. There was a range of people and experiences around the table. We are looking forward to further meetings and work in the future. We discussed a range of topics: the role race plays in gentrification,...

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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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Communities of Practices: Food Equity

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Social Justice, Sustainability |

Food has the ability to nourish us, feed us, and even heal us. But is our relationship with food healthy? We will explore our relationship to food on a personal and societal level and discuss questions like: How sustainable and equitable is our food system? What is healthy food? Are we connected with the food we eat? How can we honor and celebrate our food?...

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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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