Events

June: Laudato Si'

 

Care for the Earth, Care for the Poor

When: Saturday, June 2nd      Time: 10AM-3:30PM (lunch included)
Where: Student Center Room 160 
Description: Come join others to respond to Pope Francis’ call to Care for our Common Home! This will be a day to come together in learning and action around the Pope’s encyclical, Laudato Si, which invites everyone (all people of goodwill!) to Share the Journey in Care for the Earth and Care for the Poor.

The summit is sponsored by Seattle University’s Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture (ICTC) and Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS); the Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center (IPJC); the Archdiocese of SeattleEarth MinistryMaryknoll, and St. James Cathedral. Registration for this FREE event is required by May 29; lunch will be provided. Register here and see here for more information. For questions, contact Jessica Palmer (ICTC) at palmerj@seattleu.edu or 206-220-8270.

Keynotes include Dan Misleh (Executive Director, Catholic Climate Covenant) and Caroline Brennan (Global Humanitarian Response Team, Catholic Relief Services). Special blessing offered by the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle, J. Peter Sartain.

July: Special Olympics USA Games

 

Special Olympics USA at Seattle University

When: July 1-6, 2018
Where: Various locations on SU Campus
Description: The 2018 Special Olympic USA Games will be hosted in Seattle, making this the biggest sporting event to hit the Seattle area in more than 25 years. Seattle University is one of the SOUSA venues and will welcome 260 athletes, 1,000 family members, and 2,000 spectators to campus for the Games. The Special Olympic's sustainability team has the ambitious goal of making this the first Carbon Neutral Special Olympics USA Games! Volunteers are needed for positions such as team hosts, Green Team support, volunteer support, and more. Want to volunteer for SOUSA at SU? Please contact Kaily Serralta at serralta@seattleu.edu. 

 

CEJS workshops at Innovation for Sustainability Conference

When: July 22, 2018
Where: STCN 160 and Boeing Room (SU campus)
Description: On Sunday, July 22, 2018, CEJS, Sustainable Business Consulting, and the Duwamish Alive Coalition are organizing two Environmental Justice and Sustainability workshops as part of the "Innovation for Sustainability" conference

Registration for the workshops is open to all. Tickets are free for IAJBS attendees and SU members; $10 for non-SU students; and $30 for professionals. Email cietersy@seattleu.edu with any questions.

September: Campus Sustainability Month

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October: Food Justice Month 

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November: Green Seattle Month

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December: Fair Trade Month

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January: Climate Resilience Month

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February: Recyclemania Month

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March: Water For All!

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April: Earth Month

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May: Bike Everywhere!

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