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District 15 Film Screening and Environmental Justice Panel

November 25, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Join the Office of Sustainability for a screening of and panel afterwards of the short documentary District 15 on December 2, from 12-1:30PM. The documentary features the work of non-profit organization Communities for a Better Environment  (CBE) which focuses on environmental justice and building healthier and sustainable environments in predominantly low income communities of color. District

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Intersectional Issues: Environmental Racism A brief introduction to environmental racism and the consequences BIPOC face today

August 3, 2020 by | Intersectional Environmentalism

It seems as though we have reached a new turning point in history – in the midst of a pandemic, police brutality being documented, and emphasizing social justice movements such as Black Lives Matter like never before. In order to address the concept of intersectional environmentalism, we must first acknowledge environmental racism. Essentially, this is

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Fast Fashion and Outsourcing Fashion stores always seem to have a million new products to constantly keep up with the customer’s needs. But have you ever considered how they make their clothes so quickly?

February 26, 2020 by Maya Cheav | Uncategorized

If you go into your closet right now, it’s likely that most of your clothing tags read, “Made in China.” This is a result of large retail companies like H&M and Forever 21 using a technique called outsourcing to produce their clothes. Outsourcing occurs when a company hires an outside party to create their products.

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A Fair Trade Valentine’s Day Flowers and chocolate decorate the front of every grocery store. But at what cost are these V-Day goods being produced and sold?

February 11, 2020 by | Uncategorized

It’s that time of the year again – almost Valentine’s Day! This year, we encourage you to look into the products which you’re purchasing for the holiday. Fair Trade is an institutional arrangement that allows businesses and producers to meet international standards on the production of goods. This organization advocates for environmental and social good,

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Eco-Friendly and Affordable New Year’s Resolutions Trying to be more environmentally conscious on a budget in 2020? Here are some New Year’s resolution ideas on how to do just that!

January 15, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Consider committing to Meatless Mondays, vegetarianism, or veganism. Through purchasing whole foods such as fruits, veggies, grains, seeds, and legumes, you might be surprised with how much money you can save by cutting out animal products or processed foods while staying healthy at the same time! Stay tuned for our plant-based guide for Chapman and

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