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We will be adding April 19-23, 2021 headliners in March.

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.

           

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8 AM–8:20 AM  |   tUrn 101: need an orientation to the day or week?  Drop in! TUES WED THURS FRI

 

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY & LATINX EVENT

ECO-EVERYTHING

PLAYBOOKS, POLLUTION, POPES & POETRY

JUST ACTION

FOOTHOLDS, FOODS & FASHIONING OUR FUTURES .        STUDENTS' VOICES

RESTORE!

9:15–9:30AM  WELCOME to tUrn WEEK with Kristin Kusanovich, Director of tUrn

9:30–10:00AM    INDIGENOUS WOMEN & YOUTH ACTIVISTS video screening

10:30–11:45 AM   MAKING BIG, DIRTY STUFF BETTER: Promising Developments in American Industrial Ecology with Daniel Press

9:00–10:00 AM     TAKING ACTION: Using SCU’s Center for Sustainability Playbooks  with Lindsey Kalkbrenner

 

 

 

 

9:15–10:15 AM IMMIGRANT IMAGINATIONS, UNDOCUMENTED UNDERSTANDINGS: the Undocumented Students and Allies Association

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10 AM–10:30 AM  WELCOME to tUrn WEEK with College of Arts & Sciences Dean Daniel Press

 

12:15-1:15 PM  LAW & CLIMATE: Uncertain Futures, Climate Justice & Eco-Accountability with Zsea Bowmani, JD, and SCU Law students Simiran Chanda, Shelby Coyne & Ranika Sharma. A look at three cases, some ongoing, some precedent-setting, of extraordinary climate action suits  

10:30–11:45 AM  HOW’S IT GOING? LAW, RACIAL JUSTICE, JOURNALISM, COVID-19 & the Climate Crisis 

Barbara Kelley  (Journalism), & Kristin Kusanovich situate the big topics of our day in the climate crisis and consider  DeSmog Blog's critical contributions to climate crisis journalism

10:30–12:00 PM  HEAD, HEART & HANDS: U.N. Sustainable Development Goals with Jean Ponder Soto, UN Delegate, & Robert Dueweke, OSA, Permanent U.N. Representative for Augustinians International 

10:30–11:30 AM SEEDS OF OUR ANCESTORS: Food is our Relative video of Indigenous Activist Winona LaDuc moderated by Catherine Moore, Native American Coalition for Change

 

5:00–6:30 PM  POVERTY, INEQUALITY, MASS MEDIA & CLIMATE CRISIS: 100 YEARS OF INDIGENOUS                     OPPRESSION & ACTIVISM  with Shannon Rivers

 

2:00–3:30 PM   ECO-ANXIETY WORKSHOP: Uncertain Futures, Climate Grief, Healing Breath & Our Changing Seasons .  Movement Session with Kristin Kusanovich & Waeli Wang

NOON —‑10 PM  TEN HOURS of LAUDATO SI’ & additional environmental texts from multiple faith traditions.

Kevin O’Brien, SJ, President, SCU & Fr. Joseph Mueller, SJ, Dean, Jesuit School of Theology along with 34 other readers.

Drop in throughout the day and evening.

3:00–4:00 PM        JUST TRANSITION: How Can We Work for Climate Justice? with Chad Raphael (Communication) & Ed Maurer (Civil, Environmental & Sustainable Engineering)

 

1:00–2:30 PM      THE FUTURE WE WANT TO CREATE: tUrn ASGSCU State of the Crisis Address Student Body President & VP Ciara Moezidis & Ann Codiga

4 PM5:20 PM    UNDERSTANDING AND SOLVING THE CLIMATE CRISIS with CLIMATE REALITY LEADER Andrew Gunther, Founder, Center for Ecosystem Management & Restoration

5:00–6:00 PM   OUR ENVIRONMENT IN FLAMES: Pandemic, Politics, and New Deals with CLIMATE REALITY LEADER and Political Scientist Erin Zimmerman

3:00–4:00 PM   DON’T GO IT ALONE…Get with the Group           SCU clubs and Bay Area Climate Action groups: Climate Reality, GREEN Team, Zarella, etc.

7:00 PM–8:00 PM.

EL DERECHO AL AGUA Y SANEAMIENTO EN MÉXICO: DE LO GENERAL A LO LOCAL                    Climate Reality Leaders ACTIVISMO CLIMÁTICO : tUrn Sesión en Español with Pedro Andres Sanchez Gutierrez & Mayra Jiménez Ríos

7 PM–8:00 PM    ART for CLIMATE'S SAKE: Eco-Art, Music, and Healing 

with Brian Thorstenson & Kristin Kusanovich    (Theatre & Dance), and Sarah Neil (SCU' 21, Studio Arts). Featuring visual art for a Green New Deal, choreography, playreadings, and other artistic expressions of climate data. This Fall 2020 tUrn features Who Will Heal the Land?—music offered especially for tUrn week from Irish singer/songwriter Luka Bloom and Why? by native hip-hop artist Christian Takes the Gun Parrish, aka, Supaman.

7:008:30 PM   TED COUNTDOWN CLIMATE TALKS with TEDxLosGatos  with TEDxLosGatos curator Susan von Konsky and guests.

4:00–5:30 PM   COOK FOR THE PLANET: 

Join the Forge Garden to learn how to cook and eat sustainably. Katharine Rondthaler will share tips for sourcing seasonal, local produce on a college student budget, discuss labeling and ideas for reducing our waste in the kitchen. Live cooking demos & announcements of the winners of the week-long Cooking Challenge!