ESN x ES Alumni: Networking and Career Development in the Virtual Age

During the event our panelists will introduce their current role and then discuss the networking opportunities involved in that role. The panelists will also discuss how they may have used networking techniques to obtain their current position. Following a presentation from each panelists, there will be a Q&A session and two short networking breakout sessions […]

Adaptation and Community Resilience

Hosted by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate’s Housing as Health Care Initiative, UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions and the Center for Impact@Anderson. REGISTER HERE With an increasingly urgent need to adapt to our changing climate, the built environment offers unique opportunities for programs and new practices that can protect and improve human […]

Climate Lyricism with Min Hyoung Song

In Climate Lyricism, Min Hyoung Song articulates a climate change-centered reading practice that foregrounds how climate is present in most literature. Song shows how literature, poetry, and essays by Tommy Pico, Solmaz Sharif, Frank O’Hara, Ilya Kaminsky, Claudia Rankine, Kazuo Ishiguro, Teju Cole, Richard Powers, and others help us to better grapple with our everyday encounters with […]

Restoring The Ancient Tongva Village Of Kuruvugna in West Los Angeles

La Kretz Garden Pavilion 777 Tiverton Avenue (Mildred Mathais Botanical Garden), Los Angeles, CA

Welcome to the UCLA Mathias Botanical Garden's 2021-2022 public lecture series, Transplanted: Examining Contexts of Plants, People, & Place. In modern day Los Angeles, there are few remaining places where people can put their hands in the earth and connect with the land and plants that sustain us. The ancient Gabrielino/Tongva village site of Kuruvungna […]

Food Relatives: Decolonizing and Indigenizing the Global Food System

The term “Food Relatives” signals to the alternative and Indigenous food systems that view food as more than a commodity. As a generative category and notion, Food Relatives gives insight into how various actors can decolonize and indigenize their respective Food Systems by attuning to the more-than-human as part of economic, social, and political lives. […]

Good Clothes, Good People Free Refill Station

Bruin Plaza UCLA

Come to Bruin Plaza to refill your personal hygiene products for free! Don't forget to bring your own containers. Available products include: - Shampoo - Conditioner - Laundry liquid - Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap - Hand sanitizer - Body wash - Facial cleanser - Dishwashing liquid *Note: This event is for UCLA students only and […]

Luskin Lecture: Mary Nichols’ Bold Roadmap to Cleaner Transportation

Environmentalist Mary Nichols helped lead California’s internationally recognized efforts to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions during four terms as chair of the California Air Resources Board. Her legacy includes support for policies to cut emissions from the transportation sector — the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the state and nation. Learn […]

Good Clothes, Good People Free Refill Station

Bruin Plaza UCLA

Come to Bruin Plaza to refill your personal hygiene products for free! Don't forget to bring your own containers. Available products include: - Shampoo - Conditioner - Laundry liquid - Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap - Hand sanitizer - Body wash - Facial cleanser - Dishwashing liquid *Note: This event is for UCLA students only and […]

Tainted Grapes, Tainted Lungs: Extreme Wildfire Impacts to Undocumented Latina/o and Indigenous Migrants

Luskin School of Public Affairs, Room 2353

As climate change advances, communities across the United States are adapting to the increasing threat of wildfires. In this lecture, Michael Méndez, assistant professor of environmental policy and planning at UC Irvine, explores why it is crucial to understand how climate disasters amplify existing inequalities and how to lessen the resulting harms, in particular for […]

Climate Equity LA Series: Community-Driven Climate Resilience and Adaptation in LA

In Part II of the Climate Equity LA Series, we will explore how we center equity & justice in the co-design and implementation of climate adaptation plans, tools, and community resilience investments, and how these must reflect the voices, experiences, and expertise of those impacted by climate change. We will also present the need for […]

UCLA Clothing Swap

Sunset Village

Participate in the Clothing Swap at Sunset Village Plaza on Friday from 12 – 4pm. We encourage you to bring clothing with you but you’re welcome to take free items provided by Good Clothes, Good People, Unravel, RefineLA, and Zero Waste UCLA!

Discussion on Los Angeles County’s Climate Vulnerability Assessment

The USC Schwarzenegger Institute, the UCLA Luskin Center, and the Los Angeles Business Council invite you to join the Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office for a discussion of the Los Angeles County Climate Vulnerability Assessment. Just over two years ago, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted the OurCounty Sustainability Plan, which set […]

Tips for Reducing Waste at Home and at Work

Please join Staff Assembly and the campus Zero Waste Ambassadors in a discussion of how to reduce waste both at home and at work. The mission of the Zero Waste Ambassador team is to help communicate sustainability initiatives and build zero waste programs that serve the campus community. REGISTER HERE Presenters: Alejandra Chavez (she/they): Zero Waste […]

UCLA Climate Justice Forum 2022

Fowler Museum

Environmentalists of Color Collective at UCLA (ECC) and UCLA’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative (CNI) are proud to present 2022's Climate Justice Forum! This event is open to members of the UCLA community. Please fill out this form by April 3rd, 11:59 pm to secure your spot. We'll be exploring whether it is realistic to navigate our […]

Bio Dynamic Principles and Gardening

Horticulturist Jill Morganelli will cover the principles, history, science and the relationship to stewardship of biodynamics. Biodynamics is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition. Biodynamics is rooted in the work of philosopher and scientist Dr. Rudolf Steiner. Biodynamics has continued to develop and evolve since the 1920s through the […]

Climate Equity LA Series: Mitigating Climate Risks and Hazards

In Part II of the Climate Equity LA Series, we will explore how we center equity & justice in the co-design and implementation of climate adaptation plans, tools, and community resilience investments, and how these must reflect the voices, experiences, and expertise of those impacted by climate change. We will also present the need for […]

Resilient Palisades Earth Day Festival

Will Rogers State Historic Park Polo Field 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road, Pacific Palisades, CA

Free Family Friendly Event Food Trucks DJs & Dancing Children's Activities Green Tech Solutions Yoga Classes Sustainable Orgs & Vendors

Impact Week Conference 2022: The Future of LA

Impact Week 2022 will focus on the future of Los Angeles by examining what our extraordinarily diverse city looks like right now. We will consider the factors contributing to the life experience — and disparities — in L.A. and discuss how different sectors interconnect. We will examine the built environment, inequitable food access, public green […]

Community as a Building Block of Resilience

As American communities are confronted by compounded and systematic challenges, we need new models to build resilience for all people. Communities that are connected and empowered are better off today and more able to respond and recover when disaster strikes. Why are communities fundamental to resilience, and how do we find, connect and support our […]