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Title: UC Santa Cruz Annual Earth Summit
START DATE: Saturday March 03
TIME: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details:
Saturday, March 3rd-
Up at UC Santa Cruz Campus, College 9/10 Multipurpose Room
Santa Cruz, California
Event Type: Conference
Contact Nameeliza milo
Email Addressemilo [at] ucsc.edu
Phone Number831.459.2934
AddressCollege 9/10 Multipurpose Room
UCSC AnnualEarth Summit::

The 11th Annual Campus Earth Summit will occur on March 3rd, following the five Blueprint Breakout Discussions. The dates and topics for these discussions are:
October 19, 2011 - Transportation; Social & Environmental Justice
November 2, 2011 - Land, Habitat, & Watershed; Green Building
November 16, 2011 - Purchasing; Energy
January 25, 2012 - Waste Prevention; Water
February 15, 2012 - Food Systems; Academics & Curriculum


About ES::
The Earth Summit is a space for students, staff, faculty, and community members to come together and celebrate the actions taken in campus sustainability, reflect on the Blueprint Breakouts, plan for future sustainability projects and strengthen student involvement.

This year's Earth Summit will feature student-led workshops and fun, interactive activities and there are still opportunities to get involved in the event!
If you would like to lead a workshop, table for your organization, or volunteer the day of the event, please contact Kelsey Smith, the Earth Summit Publicity Intern, at khsmith [at] ucsc.edu.



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§UC Santa Cruz hosts 11th annual Earth Summit
by Student Environmental Center Sunday Mar 4th, 2012 12:09 PM
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On Saturday, March 3, the Student Environmental Center will host the 11th Annual Campus Earth Summit from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the College Nine/Ten Multipurpose Room on the UC Santa Cruz campus. The Earth Summit is a space for students, staff, faculty, administrators and community members to come together and celebrate the history and current actions in campus sustainability, reflect on the 2011-12 Blueprint Breakout events, plan for future sustainability projects and strengthen student involvement.

In spring of 2003 and 2006, the students at UC Santa Cruz passed fee Measure 9 and 14, "Campus Sustainability Programs Fee," establishing a $6.00 per student, per quarter, to fund student organizations, research, and projects to help reach goals set by the Campus Sustainability Plan according to the Blueprint for a Sustainable campus.

The purpose of this event is to highlight efforts that will encourage the university to reach environmentally, socially, and economically responsible benchmarks. The event will feature skill workshops, student/staff opportunities and learning models for student involvement on the UCSC campus, as well as provide excellent educational tools for academic integration and those working alongside the student population to serve as an example of environmental activism for those our campus community.

Program, workshops and presentations will include the following members/organizations:

Program in Community & Agroecology (PICA), Campus Sustainability Office, UCSC Purchasing Dept.. Friends of Community Agroecology Network (FoCAN), CAN Coffee, The Bike Library, Green Building representative Alex Sassoon, and others.

Speakers will include Mayor Don Lane and Eric Holt-Giménez of Food First!

Food from organic and local vendors including India Joze, Redwood Pizzeria, Alfresco, Wild Iris, and more will be served throughout the day.

The Annual Campus Earth Summit continues a tradition of inclusivity and education for a sustainable future for at the University of California at Santa Cruz. We welcome your participation and input at our event.

Sponsored by: The Student Environmental Center

Contributors: The Sustainability Office, Programs in Community and Agroecology (PICA) and other student gardens, Friends of Community Agroecology (FoCAN), Food Systems Working Group (FSWG), College 9/10 Co-curricular office, College 8 Programs, Sustainabiliteam, Green Campus, Take Back the Tap, and Occupy Education.
§Earth Summit T-Shirt Design
by 2012 Sunday Mar 18th, 2012 2:47 AM

Winner for the Earth Summit T-Shirt Design Contest: Cindy S! Congratulations!