CEJS organizes and co-sponsors conferences at Seattle University that engage community members, academics, and our SU members in dialogue and action on Environmental Justice and Sustainability and that advance public policy.

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Innovation for Sustainability Conference

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" conferenceWorkshop 1: Incorporating Sustainability into Curriculum and Workshop 2: A Watershed for All: Integrating Inclusion, Collaboration and Equity in One of the Most Complex, Diverse Watersheds in AmericaRegistration 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 with any questions


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Just Sustainability Conference

“Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” is CEJS's biennial conference. Confronting the sustainability challenges before us calls for collaboration, exchange of ideas, and exploration of solutions by academics and practitioners across every discipline. Just Sustainability provides that platform! Through workshops, presentation sessions, networking opportunities, and sustainability tours, the conference highlights how we can work together to ensure the well-being of all people while caring for our common home. Find out more about Just Sustainability Conference here.


Food Tank Summit

Food Tank, in partnership with the Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability, presented a one-day Food Tank summit on March 17, 2018, at the Pigott Auditorium, titled “Growing Food Policy.” Learn more about Food Tank Summit.


PNW Climate Resilience Summit

The 2018 Pacific Northwest Climate Resilience Summit was hosted at Seattle University by the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability on Saturday, January 6th. This summit focused on issues of equity and understanding how we can best support communities on the front lines of climate disruption. Learn more about PNW Climate Summit.

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