Community News Archive

Climate Change: Views from the Humanities

The Sustainability Education Research Institute (SERI), Sustainability and Education Policy Network (SEPN), and partners are pleased to invite you to take part in a unique opportunity to engage with internationally recognized researchers, educators, and policy makers working in the area of education and environment. 

April 20th, 2016 begins the first of four 2016 Food Tank Summits and already an astonishing 20,100 people from over 125 countries have signed up to watch the Washington, D.C. Summit livestream on April 20th-21st. 

As we know, volunteering is good for the entire community and the Public Health Corps team wants to share thefollowing resources which provide useful information on everything from the importance of giving back to finding ways to plug yourself in locally:

How to Choose the Best Volunteering Option

QUEST launched their latest report entitled Community Energy Planning: The Value Proposition.

The Sustainability and Education Policy Network and Sustainability Education Research Institute are pleased to be hosting a conference, Connecting Education and Environment: Mobilizing Sustainability in Education Policy, Practice, and Research, on June 10 and 11, 2016.

The Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) is working toward a better understanding of and support for the links between sustainable livelihoods and environmental conservation, from a community perspective.

Elements of a Good Anthropocene currently exist on the planet, and in this project we are calling them ‘seeds’. ‘Seeds’ are initiatives that exist at least in prototype form, but are not currently dominant in our world.

The BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) Rural Aging in Place workshop is to be held in Courtenay, BC on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 10:00 am - 3:00 pm and is hosted by Island Health and the Comox Valley Regional District.