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Climate Futures Fellows to Start in August

July 9, 2020 10:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Climate Futures Fellows to Start in August As part of our student engagement initiative, this August the Center will be welcoming Clara Weybright and Joseph Harder as fellows for the upcoming year.  The Climate Futures Fellowship Program is a year-long paid fellowship and provides the space and support for recent graduates to work on project proposals that align with the Center’s mission.  In the past, we have had creative and meaningful projects from fellows, including... View Article

Equity & Climate Justice Resource

June 19, 2020 10:52 am Published by 2 Comments

We can no longer overlook the the connection between climate change and racial and social inequities.  The climate crisis is a manifestation of a structural violence against both the people and the environment, with roots in colonialism, capitalism, and other systemic forms of oppression against black and brown bodies.  Black, indigenous, and people of color have historically been, and will continue to be, disproportionately affected by climate change.  There have been generations of injustices committed against... View Article

Sustainability in Mennonite Higher Education

June 17, 2020 2:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sustainability in Mennonite Higher Education In early June, the Center met virtually with faculty, students, and staff from Mennonite institutions in Canada and the United States for a pre-conference for the Mennonite Sustainability Summit for Higher Education.  Due to COVID-19, the summit has been postponed until 2021, but collaboration and planning are still underway.  Institutions potentially involved are Canadian Mennonite University, Fresno Pacific University, Hesston College, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Goshen College, Eastern Mennonite University,... View Article