an invitation to all members of higher education institutions and partner networks
to lean in to the climate crisis
because it is time
and we must.
who is tUrn for?
people who understand that only together, with time and space to learn,
contemplate, converse, and activate new behaviors and actions,
can we make a u-turn for the planet and future generations.
what is tUrn?
an invitation for everyone, from artists to scientists, from economists to
ecologists, to shape one lecture, meeting, or event
to address climate crisis during tUrn weeks.
who is in charge of tUrn?
everyone. meaning U.
honoring indigenous perspectives, child/youth activists, immigrants/refugees
and women/people of color as knowledge bearers in this fight of all fights.
calling all non-climate change specialists to the stage.
be creative. be innovative. facilitate.
Thank you to EVERYONE for helping make a u-turn for the planet
while we make your U an even more sustainable venture.
tUrn is SCU’s climate crisis awareness and action project happening during Campus Sustainability Weeks:
Oct 14-18, 2019 and April 20-24, 2020.
All headliners are tUrn events that are free and open to the public. There are over 50 additional tUrn events as well.
MONDAY OCT 14
#1 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY
Honoring Native Americans Perspectives, Realities & Connections to a Green New Deal
4 – 6:30 PM deSAISSET MUSEUM
TUESDAY OCT 15
#2 LAUDATO SI’ & JOURNEY INTO ECOLOGICAL CONVERSATION
Please read Ch 5 & 6 of Laudato Si' in advance. Very limited seating.
RSVP: Keith Warner firstname.lastname@example.org
12:10-12:55 Brownbag lunch at MILLER CENTER.
#3 GLOBAL WARMING DEMYSTIFIED
Screening of Film by Astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett and student-led discussion. No reservs. necessary. Just drop in.
4 PM – 5:30 PM DALY SCIENCE 207
#4 GETTING REAL ABOUT THE GREEN NEW DEAL
Can’t make the world a more just and humane place if there is no world. Can this legislation help set the course? SCU•Presents panel with Professors Hughes, Maurer and Sundstrom. No RSVP necessary.
7 – 8:30 PM MUSIC RECITAL HALL at Franklin &Lafayette
#5 THE AMAZON, THE SYNOD and THE CLIMATE CRISIS
Screening of documentary The AMAZON, the END OF INFINITY & discussion
6:45 PM at the Jesuit School of Theology in BERKELEY, CA
WEDNESDAY OCT 16
#6 LAUDATO SI’ UNDER A TREE…
A 12-hour reading of Pope Francis’ appeal to “every person living on this planet” - 1 hour for each year we have to make
a u-turn for humanity. Stop by throughout the day– take a chair, sit on the grass, or lie on a wooden pallet.
Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. to introduce.
10 AM – 10 PM UNDER THE TREE by Walsh Administration, St. Ignatius Lawn
#7 POINT OF NO RETURN
Engineering School hosts screening of film about first solar flight. 3:30-4:45 PM. Bergin 116
THURSDAY OCT 17
#8 WHO PAYS? ENVIRONMENTAL IN/JUSTICE
Christopher Bacon and Switzer Prize Awardee Déjà Thomas via Video Conference
12:15 PM STUDIO A MUSIC & DANCE BLDG. at Franklin & Lafayette
#9 NUDGING A COMPANY TOWARD 100% RENEWABLES
The Equinix journey with Brian Thomas - Former Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO at Equinix
4 – 5:30 PM Wiegand Room VARI Arts & Sciences
FRIDAY OCT 18
#10 tUrn at SUST FEST: SUNRISE CLIMATE ACTION & GND
Enjoy the Center for Sustainability’s amazing event in front of the Library and Learning Commons 10 AM – 2 PM
#11 STORIES & STRAWBERRIES
Drop by as English Dept students share poetry and Child Studies Students look at climate crisis from the child’s perspective
1:00-3:30 PM BENSON TABLES | near Benson Info Desk
#12 tUrn UP for the HARVEST FESTIVAL in the FORGE GARDEN
Celebrate the future of food and fellowship in the organic demonstration garden of delights
4:30 – 6:30 PM FORGE GARDEN | Benton and Sherman Streets
One week after tUrn: THURSDAY OCT 24
#13 NO ORDINARY LAWSUIT
Juliana v United States: Youth file suit for their constitutional rights to a future 2:40 – 4 PM LAW SCHOOL | CHARNEY HALL 103
#14 SEASON OF CREATION
Screening of ON WATER followed by a presentation/discussion with Professor Teresia Hinga 5:45 – 7:30 PM FORGE GARDEN
Special thanks to the Center for Arts & Humanities and Center for Sustainability & all of the tUrn PARTNERS
QUESTIONS? Contact tUrnproject@scu.edu INFO: scu.edu/tUrn