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Thriving Communities | December 2014

A BUG's Life: Social Justice in San Jose Communities

BUG classroom, reading
Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG) and the Thriving Neighbors Initiative empower communities and promote environmental justice and education among at-risk youth.
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Jesse Bernal: Turning the Tables on Inequality

Jesse Bernal at his bookshelf
Jesse Bernal shares about the new Office of Diversity and Inclusion and illustrates how diversity and inclusion are related to sustainability. Full story »

News and Events

LOCALS group at Trailhead
Eco-Fashion Designer Sign-Ups | Consumption and the Environment Webinar | SCOOPS December Meeting | LOCALS Social at Zion | Geo for Good - Google Earth speaker | Water Catchment Workshop | Craft Market | Random Kindness and Community Resilience Full story »

Did You Know?

GSBI Fellows
The Center for Science, Technology, and Society has sponsored over 200 social entrepreneurs from around the world and sends about 15 Santa Clara University undergraduates to research with these entrepreneurs each year. Full story »

Take Action: Like a Good Neighbor

Girls Cross Country's Herb Garden,
Tips to take action in regards to building community | REDUCE time indoors | REUSE: materials for a garden | RECYCLE: mail | RESPECT the neighborhood Full story »

Fresh from the Forge Garden: SCU Connects Local Farmers with Our Community

CSA Vegetable Pile
SCU connects a local farm with our community, promoting a mutually beneficial service of creating a livelihood for people and providing food. Full story »
 

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