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September 2020

The Enhanced LABC Virtual Sustainability Summit

September 21 @ 3:30 pm - September 22 @ 4:00 pm

The LABC is proud to present the new Virtual Two-Day 14th Annual Sustainability Summit with our partners the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy. REGISTER HERE   Monday, September 21 | 3:30 - 6: 15 PM Congressional Keynote Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester   National Security Keynote Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Distinguished Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology; Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy   Moving Toward 100% Renewable Energy & Resource Adequacy…

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LA Equity & Equality Policy Series: Solar & Cleantech Training in South LA

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles presents the 5th installment of our Los Angeles Energy & Equity Policy Series (LEEPS), a symposium examining the lack of and need for Solar and Cleantech Training in South LA. Join us for an engaging panel of speakers as we discuss growing opportunities in clean energy in LA, and challenges and barriers to making solar and cleantech more accessible for local communities. We will explore the role community members, organizers, and job training programs such…

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Superbloom in the California Desert 2019

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A photographic journey to Anza Borrego State Park and Joshua Tree National Park during the Superbloom of 2019. Dr. Gerald (Jerry) Meral is the director of the California Water Program at the Natural Heritage Institute. He works on funding for California water, Delta infrastructure, and a variety of other California water programs. He formerly served as Deputy Director of the California Department of Water Resources, Deputy Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency, Executive Director of the Planning and Conservation…

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Toward Carbon Neutrality in Higher Education

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  REGISTER HERE University campuses are part of the built environment, and in their role as educators and exemplars, college and university campuses are leading the way to a low-carbon future. Despite today’s immediate concerns, leaders in higher education are keeping their eyes on the horizon, and long-term net-zero planning and projects are continuing and finding ways to accommodate financial pressures resulting from COVID-19 related enrollment challenges. Many campuses are considering the electrification of heating as a decarbonization pathway. Today’s…

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UCLA INFEWS Careers in Sustainability Series (CIS)- Rita Kampalath

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

INFEWS is pleased to cordially invite you to join us for our second talk of the year-long series Careers in Sustainability (CIS). We are honored to have Dr. Rita Kampalath, the Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office Program Director, as our speaker. She will be discussing her career journey, goals, and other relevant sustainability topics. Q&A session will be moderated by our own graduate student trainees. More info: http://www.infews.ucla.edu/new-events/2020/9/1/cis-series-rita-kampalath  

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Botanical Art: A Continuing Tradition

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Botanical Art: A Continuing Tradition Public lecture with Artist Deb Shaw Thursday September 24th 5:00pm PST • Zoom Botanical artists have captured the likeness of plants as far back as records exist—ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian representational botanical art has been found dating back 4,000 years. Explore the western tradition of botanical art and illustration from historical to contemporary times through captivating images and tales of inspiration and adventure. Join Artist Deborah Shaw over Zoom for a riveting virtual public lecture…

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Poppy Hour: A Conversation with Hop Hopkins, Sierra Club Director of Strategic Partnerships

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

REGISTER HERE Poppy hour is back! Join us as we have a conversation with Sierra Club's Hop Hopkins. We'll be discussing how to become better allies in the Environmental Justice movement ("Learning When to Lead and When to Listen"), how environmental injustice affects communities of color ("Racism is Killing the Planet") and Community and Interdependency ("Coming Together to Weather the Storm"). Read up! There will be time for Q&A. Hop is the not only the Director of Strategic Partnerships with the…

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Addressing Racism: Our Role as Sustainability Professionals – Part II

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Following up on our sold out discussion earlier this summer, join NISF and qb. Consulting for Addressing Racism: The Role We Play as Sustainability Professionals, Part II. Together, we’re going to continue diving deeper into how we can integrate equity into our identities and the organizations we work for. We will check in on our antiracism progress, hear from speakers sharing their experiences with race and sustainability, and hold small group discussions about how we can move forward…

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October 2020

Technology for Good: Easton Center Innovation Challenge Kickoff

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

REGISTER HERE What are some of society's greatest challenges in the areas of healthcare and sustainability? How and where can technology aid in solving societal issues? What are the key ingredients of successful innovation here? Join Professor Terry Kramer, Easton Center Faculty Director, in a moderated conversation with Eric Hoek and Larry Leisure on these topics. And hear about the formal launch of the Easton Center Innovation Challenge - the innovation prompts, deadlines, prize monies and the content/programming designed to…

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Zero Carbon Conference

October 7 @ 8:30 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

We are living in an unprecedented, critical moment to take intentional and equitable action on the climate crisis. With less than a decade to achieve sustainable development goals, collaboration is imperative to scaling our impact. We can jump-start this impact with a focus on four areas: Embodied Carbon Operational Carbon Zero for All Financing the Future of Zero Carbon Communities The Zero Carbon Conference will respond to this need and forge a collaboration of our community of architects, designers, engineers,…

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UCLA INFEWS Sustainable Solutions Workshops (SSW)- Composting with Kenny

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

INFEWS cordially invites you to join us for the first virtual session of our Sustainable Solutions Workshops (SSW). We're pleased to have Kenny Derieg, Waste Reduction and Recycling Specialist at Tree People, as our inaugural presenter. He will address: What is compost? Why is it important? How do I compost my food waste? Can I compost in my apartment? You will learn about this and how we can become more resilient by being more resourceful! Moderated by our program graduate…

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Abolition on Stolen Land

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Situated at the present historical conjuncture of resurgent white nationalism and xenophobia, this convening foregrounds the ongoing and renewed uprisings for Black freedom and Indigenous sovereignty in the imperial formation that is the United States of America. With attention to land dispossession, organized abandonment, and racial terror, it traces the histories and futures of abolition on stolen land. REGISTER HERE   Keynote speaker: Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Professor of Geography and Director, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY. Co-founder, Critical…

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