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CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY PLAN UPDATE 2017-2022

In partnership with the EVC’s Office, the Sustainability Office is excited to launch the planning process for the updated Campus Sustainability Plan 2017-22 this month.
NOVEMBER GREEN TIP:
DECOLONIZING THANKSGIVING


Learn the true story of Thanksgiving, celebrate an alternative Thanksgiving meal with traditional Native foods, and join a team of students organizing a No Dakota Access Pipeline event.
CARBON FUND DEADLINE NOVEMBER 7

The UCSC Carbon Fund is currently accepting applications for the 2016-17 funding cycle until 11:59 PM on Monday, November 7. This student fee granting body funds student, staff, faculty, and community projects that reduce our carbon footprint, conduct relevant research, or carry out educational programs. 

>> Apply online by 11/7

SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE


This month we are featuring Ivy Young of Santa Cruz Community Compost Co., which employs a number of UCSC alumni and turns Santa Cruz residents' food waste into rich compost!
 
>>Read the profile here
NEWS & ACHIEVEMENTS

UCSC ranked #7 by Princeton Review’s top 50 green colleges

$275,000 from USDA for “Diversifying Food Studies & Fostering Community Food Security” project

Sustainability and community at Stevenson

Climate change hits the classroom

Free zero waste trainings for UCSC affiliates

High-tech sensors monitor ecosystems in climate change research program

Learning to be a guardian of the Earth

Community gathers to strengthen public dialogue about Santa Cruz’s housing crises
UPCOMING EVENTS

11/4: Art in the Arboretum: Color Opening Reception

11/18, 4pm: Coastal Student Awards Celebration

11/18, 5pm: Indigethanx

11/9: Free Pitch Workshop for Startup Weekend

11/18-11/20: Startup Weekend Santa Cruz: Sustainability & Social Impact 

12/2: S-Lab Open House & Visioning Session

>> More events
OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunity is knocking all over campus. Get involved!

Internships, employment, & volunteering

Contests and funding

Classes, trainings, and community
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