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Providing training, resources, and networking to foster community-driven research for social and environmental justice.
We promote environmental justice research through faculty development, funding, and networking to support research and teaching partnerships with community-based organizations that respond directly to community needs and priorities.
In California and Beyond
We are building a network to support innovative research and teaching collaborations for environmental justice through partnerships among academic institutions and community-based organizations.
In Jesuit Education
We foster environmental justice research collaborations among faculty, staff, students, Jesuit educators, Catholic social ministry, and others around the world.
Iris Stewart-Frey (ESS, EJ&CGI) and Lilah Foster (ESS ‘21,Clare Boothe Luce scholar) together with partners from the California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) were invited to present their research on nitrate groundwater contamination.
A major gift by SCU alumnus John Burns (‘66) will support students and faculty to understand, reflect, and act on the twin crises of environmental and social justice.
Professor Christopher Bacon is collaborating with students and Bay Area farms and food access organizations to draw lessons from the pandemic about how to improve emergency food assistance and create a more just food system.