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Cinema Politica Free Film Screening: The Edible City

Sustainability@ASU Food Systems
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Film starts: 6:30 p.m.
Post-film discussion: 7:45 - 8:15 p.m.

Edible City introduces a diverse cast of extraordinary characters who are challenging the paradigm of our broken food system. The film digs deep into their unique perspectives and transformative work, finding inspirational, grass-roots solutions based on growing local food systems and economies.

Following the film there will be a discussion with School...

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Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience Webinar

Professional Training Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, July 13, 2017
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. EDT (10:15 - 11:45 a.m. AZ)

Lauren Withycombe Keeler

  • Moderator
  • Assistant Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University

Shafaq Choudry

  • Leadership in Community Resilience, National League of Cities

Braden Kay

  • Sustainability Manager, City of Tempe, Arizona
  • Senior Sustainability Fellow, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Cooper Martin

  • Program Director, Sustainable Cities Institute, National League of Cities

The private sector and all levels of government are embracing resilience as a holistic, proactive framework to reduce risk, improve services, adapt to changing conditions, and empower citizens. In 2016, the National League of Cities (NLC) launched a Leadership in Community Resilience program to help elected officials, city staff, and...

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Free Film Screening: Waste Land

Sustainability@ASU
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
Film Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Oscar® nominated Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Together with people employed to pick out recyclable material...

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Cinema Politica Free Film Screening: The Hand That Feeds

Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Film starts: 6:30 p.m.
Post-film discussion: 7:45 - 8:15 p.m.

The Hand That Feeds follows a shy sandwich-maker as he unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America’s new wage wars.

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Urban Garden Talk: Arizona Microgreens

Sustainability Series Food Systems
Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.

Joseph Martinez

  • Co-founder, Arizona Microgreens

Arizona Microgreens, founded by brothers Joseph Martinez and David Redwood, produces organically-grown microgreens for individuals and restaurants throughout Arizona. Located within the greenhouse at the Brooks Community School, Arizona Microgreens operates as a social enterprise that creates employment opportunities for the local community and contributes to the financial...

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Urban Garden Tour: Arizona Microgreens

Sustainability Series
Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Joseph Martinez

  • Co-founder, Arizona Microgreens

In addition to the Urban Garden Talk with Arizona Microgreens, we will offer a tour of the greenhouse where the microgreens are produced. Microgreens are vegetables and herbs grown for just a few weeks, and Arizona Microgreens uses an organic and natural process on their crops. The microgreens...

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Paris Departure: What Lies Ahead?

Case Critical
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
5:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Greg Stanton

  • Mayor, City of Phoenix

Rob Melnick

  • Executive Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability/School of Sustainability

Sonja Klinsky

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability

William Boyes

  • Founding Director, Center for the Study of Economic Liberty/W.P. Carey School of Business

In December 2015, governments of the world met in Paris and adopted an arguably game-changing international agreement on climate change. However, in June 2017, President Donald Trump decided to leave the Paris Climate Agreement.

Rob Melnick will lead a spirited Case Critical discussion with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Sonja Klinsky a...

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Sustaining Indus Valley Cultures

Sustainability Series Decision Center for a Desert City
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Vijay Paranjpye

  • Professor Emeritus, Development Economics and Environmental Science, University of Pune, India
  • Chairman, Gomukh Environmental Trust for Sustainable Development

Vijay Paranjpye's career has focused on social, economic and ecological impacts of development, water-resource planning. A keen mountaineer, he is deeply involved in advocacy and public interest litigation for nature conservation.

The Indus River Valley supplies water for one-third of the population living in Tibet (China), Pakistan, parts of Afghanistan,...

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School of Sustainability Alumni Mixer in San Francisco

School of Sustainability Sustainability After School
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Christopher Boone

  • Dean of the School of Sustainability

Dear SOS Alumni,

Please join me at STEM Kitchen & Garden in San Francisco for an SOS Alumni Mixer!

Whether you are looking for a new job, recently moved to the Bay Area, and want to meetup with other alumni in the area, we encourage you to attend this mixer. STEM...

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School of Sustainability Alumni Mixer in Seattle

School of Sustainability
Thursday, May 18, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Please join The School of Sustainability's alumni chapter at a graduate mixer in Seattle!

Whether you are looking for a new job, recently moved to the Northwest, or want to meet other alumni in the area, we encourage you to attend this mixer at Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle. Mixer...

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Free Film Screening: Racing Extinction

Sustainability@ASU
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.

In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists expose the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Using covert tactics and state-of-the-art technology, the Racing Extinction team exposes these two worlds in an inspiring affirmation to preserve life as we...

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