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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

What Can University-Community Partnerships Contribute to EJ and the Common Good?

 Gathering Hall, Locatelli Student Activities Center

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  • 8:30-9:00 a.m.
    2 May 2019

    Registration + Breakfast


  • 9:00-9:15 a.m.
    2 May 2019

    Welcome


    • Conference organizing committee: Chris Bacon, Iris Stewart-Frey, Ed Maurer, Chad Raphael, Tseming Yang - Santa Clara University
    • Michael Engh, S. J. - President, Santa Clara University
  • 9:15 -10:15 a.m.
    2 May 2019

    EJ Today: Overview of Opportunities & Challenges


      • Panel chair: Chris Bacon - Santa Clara University
      • Rachel Morello-Frosch - Environmental Science, Policy and Management and the School of Public Health, University of California- Berkeley
      • Patrice Simms - Earthjustice
      • Gustavo Aguirre - Center for Race Poverty & the Environment
      • Respondent: Pedro Walpole, S.J. - EcoJesuit, Environmental Science for Social Change, and Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center
  • 10:15-10:30 a.m.
    2 May 2019

    Coffee Break


  • 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Community-University Partnerships: What Have We Done Together?


      • Panel chair: Tseming Yang - Santa Clara University School of Law
      • Chris Bacon, Iris Stewart-Frey, Bill Sundstrom & Ed Maurer - Santa Clara University and Sandro Raul Díaz Flores, ASDENIC, Nicaragua 
      • Francisco Rivera - Santa Clara University International Human Rights Clinic
      • Martha Matsuoka - Occidental College
      • Helen Kang - Golden Gate University Environmental Law and Justice Clinic
      • Heather Lukacs and Ryan Jensen - Community Water Center
      • Nancy Tuchman - Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago
  • 12:00 -12:30 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Lunch


  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    How Can We Work Together Well?


      • Panel chair: Chad Raphael - Santa Clara University
      • Marianne Engelman-Lado - Yale Law School Environmental Justice Clinic
      • Jacky Riviera - La Mesa Verde
      • Jennifer Merritt - Santa Clara University Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education
      • Kimy Grandi Soriano - Santa Clara University
      • Veronica Eady - California Air Resources Board
      • Martha Matsuoka - Occidental College
    • Guide to Engaged Scholarship on Environmental Justice
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Community-University Partnerships: What Could We Do Together?


      • Panel chair: Iris Stewart-Frey - Santa Clara University
      • John Braverman,  S.J., Saint Joseph's University
      • Poncho Guevara - Sacred Heart Community Service
      • Elvira Ramirez - Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton
      • Jennifer Merritt and Irene Cermeno - Santa Clara University Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education
      • Veronica Eady - California Air Resources Board
      • Daniel Sheehan - Romero Institute
      • Gustavo Aguirre - Center for Race Poverty & the Environment
      • Dustin Mulvaney -  San Jose State University
      • Jacky Riviera - La Mesa Verde, Sacred Heart Community Services
      • Tseming Yang - Santa Clara University
      • Ryan Jenson - Community Water Center
      • Cecilia Calvo - Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States
      • Ted Smith - International Campaign for Responsible Technology
      • Pedro Walpole, S.J. - EcoJesuit, Environmental Science for Social Change, and Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center
  • 2:30-2:45 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Break


  • 2:45-3:45 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Breakout Sessions: Potential Collaborations on EJ Issues


    • Panel chair: Chad Raphael - Santa Clara University
  • 3:45-4:00 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Break


  • 4:00-5:00 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Potential Cross-Issue and Regional Collaborations


      • Panel chair: Chris Bacon - Santa Clara University
      • Breakout session facilitators’ reports
      • Respondents:  Iris Stewart Frey - Santa Clara University, Martha Matsuoka - Occidental College, Gustavo Aguirre - Center for Race Poverty & the Environment, Nancy Tuchman - Institute of Environmental Sustainability Loyola University Chicago, Cecilia Calvo - Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, Pedro Walpole, S.J. - EcoJesuit, Environmental Science for Social Change, and Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center
  • 5:00 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Artistic Contribution


    Ballet Folklórico de SCU

  • 5:15-6:15 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Poster Session and Reception


    Catherine Garoupa White - Addressing Disparate Exposure to Outdoor Air Pollution in California’s San Joaquin Valley: The Impacts of Procedural Changes in Advancing Environmental Justice

     

    Michael Schuck & Nancy Tuchman - Forming School and Community-Based “Integral Ecologists”

     

    Sydney Thompson, Riley Albright-Borden, & James Wang - Design of an Urban Garden Aquaponics System

     

    Erin Ronald, Travis Howard, & Austin Reyes - Change and Equitable Distribution of Tree Canopy Cover in Santa Clara Parks

     

    Zachary Gianotti, Liz Rickley, & Vanessa Shin - “No Man’s Land”: Unincorporated Communities in Modesto, CA

     

    Greg Baker, Travis Osland, Leslie Gray, Jean-Baptiste Tooley & Mike Harwood - On-Farm Food Loss: A Potential Source for Food Donation

     

    Vanessa Shin, Christopher Bacon, Maria Eugenia Flores-Gomez, Vanessa Shin, Misael Rivas, Ruddy Espinosa &  Bill Sundstrom - A Community-Based Assessment of Diversification Strategies and Dietary Diversity with Smallholder Coffee Cooperatives and Farmers in Nicaragua

     

    Ciara Murphy, Ricky Matthews & Peter Koros - Groundwater Irrigation System for Sustainable Agriculture

     

    Nicholas Chan, Kalina Joffray, Emma McCurry, Tyler Whittaker, Christopher Bacon & Lindsey Kalkbrenner - Assessment of the Sustainability of Santa Clara University's Food System

     

    Griffin Garner, Abby Suster, Sarah Mason & Jessi Franco - Growing Gardens and Community: Exploring the Impacts of Urban Backyard Gardening on Community Involvement and Collective Action in San Jose, CA

     

    Michael Egge & Idowu (Jola) Ajibade - Water System Consolidation and Contested Use: Human Capabilities in East Porterville

     

    Heather E. Freeman, Sarah Porter, Efren Oxlaj Tambito & Jon Schafer - Intensive Dairy and Cattle Production Operations: Assessing Risks to Communities in Kern County, California

     

    Christopher M. Bacon, Iris T. Stewart, Emma Hokoda, Martín Pérez, Genevieve, Lindsay Tenes, Katie O'Neill, Socorro Madrigal, and Eva Marron --- Confronting Environmental Inequality: Assessing and Mitigating Students’ Exposure to Near Roadway Air Pollution in Silicon Valley

     

    Kimy Grandi Soriano, Meredith Anderson, Anna Johansen, & Lois Om - Confronting Food and Housing Insecurity: Incorporating Garden Space into Affordable Housing Developments in San José

     

    Samantha Bennett, Jeremy Gamelin, Alec Macleod - Equity in Funding for Valley Water Restoration Projects

     

    Iris Stewart-Frey, Katie Diggs, Louis Grace, James Middleton, Jack Williams, & Ted Smith - Health Impacts and Socio-Economic Factors Associated with Electronics Supply Chains

     

    Iris Stewart-Frey, Ayesha Ahmed, Clint May, Jean-Baptiste Tooley, & Ted Smith - Environmental Impacts of Electronics Company Supply Chains

     

    Jo Gopinath & Heather Lukacs - An Ethical Analysis of Monterey County's Contaminated Drinking Water Issue and the Importance of Performance Indicators in Point-of-Use Filtration Devices

     

  • 6:30 p.m.
    2 May 2019

    Conference Dinner (By Invitation Only)


    Williman Room, Benson Memorial Center