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AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Conference Overview

Returning from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Charged Up (with renewable energy, of course)!

Hunt Brown and Linda Ramey, Office of Sustainability, attended and presented at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference in Denver CO October, 10-12, 2010. 

Hunt presented on the Service Learning course that he and Dr. Sarah Twill taught in Athens County over spring break 2009. Learn more »

Linda presented on the Environmental Literacy Service Learning class she taught last spring term and that will be offered again Spring 2011. View presentation (PDF) »

As you can see from both of their presentations, they believe in getting students involved and in taking an active role in creating community change from the grassroots up!

They both came back with even more good ideas for increasing sustainability efforts on campus—look for more Green initiatives in your dorm, more recycling and energy conservation efforts.  

Sustainability Events

Montgomery County Food Summit

November 7, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Register now for the Nov. 7th Montgomery County Food Summit. Hosted by Montgomery County Food Policy Coalition, University of Dayton's Sustainability, Energy and the Environment Program and Growing Power Initiative, and Partners for the Environment Food Team Connecting Producers to Consumers:
~ From our farms...to our tables
~ Focusing on solutions for local food distribution

University of Dayton River Campus, Meyer Room 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio

This is a FREE event and lunch will be provided.

Download the flyer for more details.

Food Justice Film screening

October 15, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The Garden Station in downtown Dayton are promoting upcoming Food Justice Film screening at the Dayton International Peace Museum on October 15 at 7:00 pm.

Land & Freedom: Talking Food Systems
Visiting local gardens, farmers markets, and other fresh food projects in San Diego's diverse urban neighborhoods, Land & Freedom speaks with residents that are taking advantage of the city's reformed urban agriculture ordinances. Residents are finding alternatives to a food system that has historically distressed low income communities. Residents are eating healthier with produce they've grown themselves, using community gardens like they would use parks, and displaying respect for the neighborhoods they live in. Still, many people continue to struggle with the lack of affordable fresh produce readily available within neighborhoods and other resources to improve their lives.

About filmmaker:
Brian Myers, a video producer with the Media Arts Center San Diego, works with under-served communities to document the voice of local community members for the Speak City Heights multimedia collaborative. As a media justice activist he works on a variety of independent media projects for community groups, such as May Day Workers Film Festival, and other organizations focused on social justice. 

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