In October 2011 the CU Assembly for Sustainability and Equity presented at the 2011 AASHE Conference in Pittsburgh. Below are the notes from that presentation. CU ASE will also present at the 2012 conference in LA. Stay tuned for notes and powerpoint.
The following groups and individuals are involved with EJ-related issues. We are trying to make this database as complete as possible, and welcome you to contribute information about projects, groups or initiative that we may not be aware of. Please contact us at
CU Going Local (CUGL) is a student group dedicated to facilitating CU's transition to becoming environmentally and economically resilient and sustainable. University of Colorado at Boulder.
CU Volunteer Resource Center (VRC) The mission of the Volunteer Resource Center is to strengthen campus and community relations through education, outreach and community service. The VRC offers a series of Alternative Breaks around Environmental Justice issues. Check their website for more information.
Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) We offer a range of academic and cultural programs that will help you become part of a vital, caring community that will change you and that you, in turn, will change.
Creating a community-based food system means much more than just growing food. It means distributing that food to the disadvantaged communities that need it the most. It means growing the local economy by providing living-wage jobs to residents, and it means educating the community about healthy eating choices.
At Woodbine, we come together, people and communities from varied backgrounds and histories, to address the fundamental social and ecological issues of our times. Our programs offer the skills and resources necessary for egalitarian, self-reliant, and sustainable living. By promoting and integrating indigenous values and sustainable community we seek to re-establish our balance in the circle of life.