2021 可持续性 Symposium Series at FRC
Feather River College’s 可持续性 Action Team invited all to the Spring 可持续性 Symposium for 2021, with the theme Environment PLUS! We explored topics of race, culture, and nature in our 3-part series.
“我们的主题非常相关, given the never-ending need to increase awareness about racial inequities, and the importance of challenging ourselves to improve communication with people who are different from us,”医生说。. 达拉DeRuiter, chair of the 可持续性 Action Team. Below you will find links to our recordings of each webinar series event, enjoy!
The first event, Environment + Justice, features Dr. Joan Parkin, FRC 英语 professor and co-founder of the 监禁学生计划. 她的演讲, entitled “Prison Ecology: Incarceration, 自然, and Environmental Justice” will explore the relationship between the environment and social justice issues, particularly as it pertains to the lives of prisoners in California prisons.
Dr. 帕金的编辑卷, Perspectives from the Cell Block: An Anthology of Prisoner Writings, includes writings from prisoners as they contemplate nature while incarcerated. Dr. 将Lombardi, member of the 可持续性 Action Team and FRC 英语 Professor, 将主持活动. 点击查看更多关于Dr. Parkin和event.
Learning from Traditional Ecological Knowledge
The series continues in March with an exploration of Maidu traditional knowledge about place, 连接, and sustainable landscape management. Our panelists will discuss history, spiritual relationships, as well as land management and policy. We will hear from local Maidu community members Lorena Gorbet, Les大厅, 丹尼-曼宁, 和崔娜·坎宁安. FRC's Bridget Tracy, Professor of Environmental Studies and Earth Sciences, 将主持活动.
娱乐访问 & 公共土地展望
时间: 6:45pm for Boot Juice LIVE MUSIC, Panel starts at 7:00pm
地球日, 4月22日星期四, the series will culminate with a panel of speakers sharing their experiences with recreation as Black, 土著, 和有色人种(BIPOC).
This diverse group will help the audience find common ground, acknowledge that racism exists in the recreation field, and feel more open to discussion about the topic. See panel bios and more information under '事件' tab. Dr. 达拉DeRuiter, professor of Environmental Studies and 户外娱乐领导力, 将主持活动. 引导汁, a band that includes two graduates from FRC's 户外娱乐领导力 program opens the event.
财务汇报局可持续发展使命 & 目的
The mission of the Feather River College 可持续性 Action Team (SAT) is to facilitate projects and initiatives that improve the college's self-sufficiency, demonstrate a greater sense of environmental and social responsibility, improve literacy of sustainability issues, and strengthen partnerships within the broader community.
可持续性 initiatives at FRC serve this broad mission by addressing campus facilities and operations, curriculum and academic programs, and opportunities for community sustainability partnerships. Feather River College's sustainability program, 可持续的FRC, is a free-standing program at the College tasked with supporting a variety of sustainability initiatives on campus. 目前, sustainability initiatives on campus are coordinated by the 可持续性 Action Team, a diverse group of campus constituents dedicated to supporting sustainability on campus, 在社区里, 在课程中.
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