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Fall Sustainability Series 2020

Join us in exploring sustainability and social justice topics this fall. Get to know fellow students interested in sustainability and learn about how you can get involved in climate justice on and off campus, all from the comfort of your couch!


The schedule is a work in progress with events and additional details such as times and locations added over time. Be sure to continually check back for updates.

Fall Sustainability Series Quick Overview

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Event Date/Time
Racial Justice is Climate Justice pt. 1Sept. 10th
Racial Justice is Climate Justice pt. 2Sept. 17th
Kiss The Ground Movie PremiereSept. 22nd, 6:00 PM
Racial Justice is Climate Justice pt. 3Sept. 24th
Racial Justice is Climate Justice pt. 4Oct. 1st
Transportation Webinar: Being Mobile during the Pandemic and BeyondOctober 5th, 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
Bellevue College CSA BoxesOct. 6th, Pre-registration required.
Paella Verde Cooking DemoOctober 9, 10:30 am – 11:20 am. Pre-registration required.
Bellevue College Green Careers PanelNov. 10th, time TBD


Various Dates in Sept & Oct: Racial Justice is Climate Justice Hosted by 350 Seattle (External Event)

350 seattle racial justice is climate justice

Join 350 Seattle for a 4-part series on the deep connections between racial justice and climate justice! Throughout the month of September, 350 Seattle will host guest speakers to help us draw connections between climate campaigns and movements for racial justice. Topics will include prison abolition, defunding the police, affordable housing and environmental injustice.

Part 1 : September 10th — Speaker Dean Spade (Seattle University School of Law) on Prison Abolition

Part 2 : September 17th — Speaker Nikkita Oliver, Jerrell Davis and Oloth Insyxiengmay (Decriminalize Seattle) on Defund Police

Part 3 : September 24th — Speaker Maya Garfinkel (Be: Seattle) on Affordable Housing

Part 4 : October 1st — Speakers from Tacoma LNG Resistance on Environmental Injustice

These webinars will have closed captioning and a recording of the call will be available after each webinar here: http://bit.ly/RJisCJResources

Follow the links below to see a list of sessions and to RSVP.

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September 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm PST : Kiss The Ground Movie Premiere (External Event)

tree with roots and farming, movie poster
Kiss the Ground Movie poster. Source: kisstheground.com

Kiss the Ground is a documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on an alternative approach to farming called “regenerative agriculture” that has the potential to balance our climate, replenish our vast water supplies, and feed the world.  Watch the trailer here!

There’s a free Global Watch Party with “After Party Q&A” on Sept 22nd at 6:00 pm. Sign up here.

Monday, October 5, 2020, 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm: Transportation Webinar

Being Mobile during the Pandemic and Beyond

Front of a King County bus

The Office of Sustainability and Hopelink Mobility have teamed up to bring you an exciting and in-depth transportation webinar. Learn about transportation resources, trip planning solutions, money saving tips, and unique solutions for getting around. During this challenging time we hope to give attendees the resources and tools to confidently and safely travel within the Bellevue and Puget Sound region.

Metro and Sound Transit are charging fares again, so this is a great time to learn about getting around!

Join the Zoom webinar by clicking here!

Tuesday October 6, 2020, 11 am to 2 pm: Bellevue College CSA Produce Boxes


Our BC Homecoming produce stand has been transformed to community supported agriculture (CSA) boxes! Come get your local, fresh and organic produce all while supporting farmers in the Puget Sound region. Each box is $18.00 and will contain a bounty of organic produce (10 different types of fruits and veggies!). Reserve your box now! Boxes are first come, first serve, so don’t delay as there’s a limited quantity available.

Types of produce (subject to change): Organic carrots bunch, organic red curly kale, organic shallots, organic red beets, organic zucchini and summer squash, organic baby shiitake mushrooms, rescue pears, basil, organic anaheim chile peppers, organic rainbow cherry tomatoes.

Once reserved, we will send you a confirmation email and online payment directions will follow. Pickups will be on campus and without contact. All orders must be picked up on Tuesday, Oct 6th between 11 am and 2 pm and there will be no refunds.

Friday October 9, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 11:20 pm: Paella Verde Cooking Demo (Bellevue College Homecoming)

Paella Verde - Picture of La Salsa, Hanoi - Tripadvisor
Here’s an example Paella Verde, we will be cooking up something similar.

Learn how to make vegetarian Paella Verde with BC’s very own paella master, Mark Storey!

Mark will be providing a live, online demo on how to cook paella, tips and tricks, and a bit on the history of paella. Sign up REQUIRED.

Cook along with us and make your lunch, yum!

Friday October 16, all day: Take Action Day

Learn how to take action on climate and social justice, by taking a pledge, calculating your emissions, & more! We have plenty of ways for you to take action from home.

Check out the details here.

Tuesday November 10, time TBD: Bellevue College Green Careers Panel

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We’re putting together a panel of industry experts to talk about what it’s like working in the sustainability field, and give students advice on how they can move forward in their own “green” careers.

More information to be shown here soon!

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Last Updated October 14, 2020