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Apr 1: Cultivating Food Movement Webinar, Real Food Challenge

Sunday, April 1, 2012 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

There is an explosion of passion amongst young people dedicated to food system transformation — from young farmers to community organizers to policy advocates.
 

 

• How do you cultivate the relationships and skills necessary to pursue a lifelong career in the food movement?
• Where do you start?
• What should you do?

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Join the Real Food Challenge Alumni Network with a panel of young food system change-makers to hear their stories and advice about how they got to where they are, and how you can get there too!

Cynthia Mathys is currently a Research Support Specialist in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University and works on a variety of projects related to food security, food aid, and index-based livestock insurance.

Sue DeBlieck is a Real Food alumni focused on farm to school and youth education projects.  As a student in the Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture she helped initiate the Farm to ISU program at Iowa State University.  She later coordinated the Downeast Farm to School program working with 40 schools in Maine.  She is the program coordinator of the AgCulture Youth Food and Farm Program for Urban Dreams.

Hải Võ là người Việt Kinh, born in Iowa and raised by refugee parents in Orange County, California.  A queer, first-generation Vietnamese-American, Hải helps organize Live Real, CANFIT, and Nutrition by Tradition.  Based in southern California, Hải is passionate about traditional food(ways), (e)advocacy, popular education, and returning to Việt Nam in the very near future.

Drew Love currently works for NOFA/Mass (Northeast Organic Farming Association of Massachusetts) and Deans Beans, an organic fair trade coffee roaster. With NOFA, he coordinates workshops on local food production, preparation, and preservation, in addition to organizing a pilot project to connect low-income populations with MA CSA programs. His work with Dean’s Beans focuses on social media strategies and marketing.

Climate Change Continuing Education Symposia for Faculty

FREE weekly webinars on Tuesdays, 3 pm Eastern Time

The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE), Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD) and the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)  invite you to participate in a series of free weekly webinars that will introduce you to exciting resources for teaching about climate change science and solutions that are located on the CAMEL (Climate Adaptation and Mitigation E-learning) web portal (www.CAMELclimatechange.org).
NCSE will provide a “digital badge” of participation to registered faculty members.
Each free webinar will feature a faculty member discussing a teaching module or exercise and how to use it in your teaching. The modules to be discussed are designed for undergraduate students, primarily at an introductory level.

Webinar Schedule:

1.       March 20 – Introduction to the CAMEL Resource,  Andy Jorgensen, University of Toledo
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2.       March 27 – David Kitchen, University of Richmond, Recent Climate Change
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3.       April 3 – Arnold Bloom, Un. California – Davis, Climate Change and Wine
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4.       April 10 –  Kevin Spigel, Unity College: A Mini-Module Approach to Understanding Climate Change
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5.       April 17 –  Tricia Mynster, University of Nevada – Las VegasClimate Change Impacts on Colorado River Water Supply
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6.       April 24 –  Octaviana Trujillo, Northern Arizona University and Teresa Newberry, TOCC – Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Climate Change
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7.       May 1 –  Dave Hassenzahl, Chatham University, NASA Time Machine Visualization
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8.       May 8  – Stephanie Pfirman and Patrick Callahan, Barnard College
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9.       May 15 – Mike Finewood, Chatham University,  Climate Change and Food
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10.   May 22  – Lisa Bosman and William Van Lopik, College of the Menominee, Climate Change and Energy from an American Indian Perspective
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March 22: SSF Webinar: Economic Vitality in a Changing Climate

March 22, 2012; 1:15 p.m. Eastern; Online
The fifth and last in a complimentary Adaptation and National Security monthly webinar series from the Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF), this webinar will address successful local and national approaches to maintaining business continuity and jobs while responding to extreme weather events, energy impacts and threats from other disruptions to national systems. In partnership with AASHE, the event will feature a panel of experts including the ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability founder.

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March 8: CURC Webinar: College Recycling Processing Equipment & Vehicles

March 8, 2012; 1:00 p.m. Eastern; Online

Hosted by the College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC), this webinar will identify ways to maximize efficiencies through processing equipment and vehicles; discuss which types of trucks are best suited to collect which materials; evaluate the pros and cons of different types of processing equipment; and review the factors driving the decision process to purchase or contract out vehicles and equipment necessary for pre-processing, bailing and processing materials.

Upcoming Webinars!

Check out these sustainability-focused webinars coming your way this month:

NWF Campus Ecology Webinar: Green Jobs, Safe Jobs
Feb. 28, 2012; 2:00 p.m.; Online
As part of its Greener Campus Conference series, National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology program will host the webinar, “Green Jobs, Safe Jobs.” The series invites leading practitioners to speak on conservation and other sustainability topics, with a forum for questions and discussion. This webinar will cover occupational safety and health hazards within the green jobs movement; national goals for moving forward with safe, green jobs; and what is being done in the wind industry to make jobs safe.

Incorporating Sustainability into the Student Experience Webinar
Feb. 24, 2012; 9:00 a.m. Eastern; Online
Giselle Weybrecht, author of “The Sustainable MBA: The Manager’s Guide to Green Business,” will explain the role of management education in increasing sustainability and present best practice examples of how to embed sustainability into the student experience in this webinar. Presented by the Global Business School Network, this event will provide ideas for increasing an institution’s attractiveness to top students and strengthening its programs.

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