Environmental justice and sustainability are inextricably connected. True sustainability can only be achieved when all communities have healthy air, water, food, green space, and security, and when all people have meaningful involvement in the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
Hosted by the Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability, Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons will focus on the intimate connections between environmental justice and sustainability. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to connect with researchers, businesses, and communities that are bringing EJS issues to the fore of public discourse. The conference goals are to:
- Emphasize EJS research in a wide variety of disciplines
- Build an EJS network of Jesuit institutions
- Inspire EJS work through the arts
- Highlight work being done by nonprofit and government agencies
- Foster interdisciplinary conversations, research, and teaching
Please join us as we share research, exchange ideas, build partnerships, and celebrate hope for the commons.
Register before April 1, 2014 to receive the Earlybird rate: $300
Register between April 1, and July 15, 2014, to receive the Regular rate: $350
Register after July 15 for the Late rate: $450
Student Registration (current undergraduate and graduate students): $100