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welcome to



welcome to  

we've held nine events so far, and we've had an extraordinary out...9000+ attendees! 

Join us:  April 22—26, 2024


Here's the full schedule, or,

click the HEADLINERS tab to look at each day and RSVP to attend in-person or on zoom

what is 

an invitation to all members of higher education institutions

and partner networks, alumni & community members 

to lean in to the climate crisis

because it is time.

and we must.


whose is it?

offers an invitation for everyone,

from artists to scientists, from economists to

ecologists, to shape one lecture, meeting, or event

to address climate crisis during

or attend a event.


what are the 3 facets of 

Headliners, Resources, and Partners


who is 

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.


who is in charge of 

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.


where does 

For April 22-26, we will have in-person events EVERY DAY on the campus of SCU for faculty, staff, students, and approved guests, and headliners online on ZOOM, free and open to the public. 

ZOOM meeting codes will be emailed to you after you RSVP.

Thank you to EVERYONE for helping make a u-turn for the planet

while we make your U an even more sustainable venture. 

See you there!  

Special thanks to the Department of Ethnic Studies, the Office of Multicultural Learning, Departments of English, Physics, Sociology, Theatre & Dance, Child Studies, Public Health, Modern Languages, Santa Clara University College of Arts & Sciences, Dean Daniel Press, the Global Advisory Council, SCU•Presents, LEAD Scholars, Center for Sustainability, Climate Crisis Research Group, Environmental Justice and the Common Good, Faculty Development, Sustainability Liaisons, SLURP, the Jean Donovan Fellows program, Ignatian Fellows and Arrupe Climate Fellows program of the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, Center for the Arts & Humanities.

Big shout out to the class of 2023 student crew: Gloria Karekezi, Emily Pachoud (lead intern), Sarah Danon, Hannah Trillo, Gabby Yabut, Petra Samantha Stahl, Audrey Mullarkey, Daniella Serrano & Pascale Wojcik. Special thanks to alumni: Afghanistan Subcomittee lead Eemon Ghasemiyeh (), Alumni Group lead Drew Descourouez (), partner POST Peninsula Open Space Trust Alexa deSanctis (), YouTube channel creator Bates Detwiler (), Amanda Harvey, Chanel Bullock and current student crew Audrey Joy, Abby Crowley, Kimber Wood, Yajaira Orozco, Neha Mann, Nathaniel Roland, Briana Guigona & Ximena De La Parra-Tostado & all of the PARTNERS


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