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Wednesday

 

All times are listed in Pacific Time (PT). To learn more and RSVP, click on an individual event.

  

  • 9:15-10:15 AM
    Oct 12
    Student-Led Climate Movements Across the US: When school leaders are a “no show”

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    with Donna Shahbazi

    Are most adults working at colleges and universities talking about or addressing the climate or ecological crises? Students, young adults, and youth all over the world are desperately trying to inspire action in those who have the power, resources, knowledge, and position to be a part of climate solutions.

    This session provides an analysis of student-led climate justice movements across colleges and universities in the United States – their triumphs, successes, and failures. What can movements learn from other movements to be more effective in breaking the inertia of academia in a climate emergency? Creighton Alumna and Seattle University Law student and tUrn partner Donna Shahbazi provides a blueprint for student groups to learn how others are reaching their targets and implementing successful campaigns to ensure that educational institutions face reality and use their leverage in the emergency situation of ecological, climate, social and political destabilization that is upon us.

  • 10:30-11:30 AM
    Oct 12
    Laudato Si’ Action Plan Meet Up Session 1: Invitation to campus-wide conversation on SCU’s ecological conversion

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    Facilitated by Lindsey Kalkbrenner and Maria Judnick of SCU's Center for Sustainability

    Join this in-person listening session that helps launch SCU’s new commitment to the Laudato Si’ Action Plan that hundreds of universities are embarking on for seven years. Inspired by Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’, the SCU community of students, staff, faculty, administrators and alumni are encouraged to attend one of two sessions, either at 10:30am or 4pm.

    If you have ideas about how to address the climate, ecological, economic and social crises the world is facing, and think you, your department, your class, your unit or all of SCU has a role to play in that, please join us before the marathon reading of Laudato Si' to discuss its implications and the desires of our community to care for our common home.

    This will be an interactive presentation and conversation, so please bring a device (phone, laptop, tablet) to participate.

  • 12:00-8:00 PM
    Oct 12
    Laudato Si’ Under a Tree: Pope Francis’ Encyclical in 21 Voices

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    The centerpiece of tUrn week and the impetus for it as well. A marathon reading of Laudato Si’ on the campus grounds under a tree outside of Walsh Hall, diagonally across from the front of the Mission Church. Visit the hang-out area where you can sit, nap, listen, and dream through this letter to all of humanity. We read for one hour for every hour left of this decade, hence 8 hours.

    Readers are needed for 20 minute shifts. Script provided and microphone available, so even if you have a soft voice we have you covered. Drop by anytime, or multiple times during this day! To sign up to read for 20 minutes in-person on campus, please choose a one-hour slot.

    This event is from noon to 8pm and all readers are in-person (just drop by if you want to listen for a bit)

  • 4:00-5:00 PM
    Oct 12
    Laudato Si’ Action Plan Meet Up Session 2: Invitation to campus-wide conversation on SCU’s ecological conversion

    A sketched stick figure picking up the tUrn logo

     

    Facilitated by Lindsey Kalkbrenner and Maria Judnick of SCU's Center for Sustainability

    Join this in-person listening session that helps launch SCU’s new commitment to the Laudato Si’ Action Plan that hundreds of universities are embarking on for seven years. Inspired by Pope Frances’ Laudato Si’, the SCU community of students, staff, faculty, administrators and alumni are encouraged to attend one of two sessions, either at 10:30am or 4pm.

    If you have ideas about how to address the climate, ecological, economic and social crises the world is facing, and think you, your department, your class, your unit or all of SCU has a role to play in that, please join us when we pause the marathon reading of Laudato Si' to discuss its implications and the desires of our community to care for our common home.

    This will be an interactive presentation and conversation, so please bring a device (phone, laptop, tablet) to participate.

  • 8:00-9:00 PM
    Oct 12
    Climate Action Power Hour

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    Student Session with Emily Pachoud & tUrn Crew

    Reflect on the day, meet others, and be led through a short series of concrete climate justice actions in an atmosphere of supportive and committed people who have the courage to care. All SCU students are welcome. Just drop in.

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