Dr. Antwi Akom
Unit One/Allen Hall Guest-in-Residence 2/10-2/14
Co-sponsored by Sustainability LLC
All events are open to the public and take place in Allen Hall, 1005 W. Gregory Drive, U.
Free parking is available in the garage across the street.
Dr. Akom is Founding Director of the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design (I-SEEED) which focuses on creating sustainable cities and schools so that people do not have to leave their communities in order to live, learn, work, and thrive. Dr. Akom is an Associate Professor of Environmental Sociology, Public Health, and STEM Education at San Francisco State University. His forthcoming books are Building Sustainable Cities and Schools and Redemption Songs: New Visions of Race, Schooling, and Sustainability. He is a highly sought-after speaker nationally and internationally.
Sunday, Feb 10
7pm – Opening Program: Eco-Buddhism, Mindfulness, and Building an Environmental Justice Movement for Everyone (in the South Rec Room of Allen Hall)
Monday, Feb 11
7pm – Race, Power and the Environment: Building a Youth Driven Climate Justice Movement (in the South Rec Room of Allen Hall)
Tuesday, Feb 12
7pm – Fresh Ideas: Grassroots Solutions to Building Healthy Sustainable Communities (in the South Rec Room of Allen Hall)
Wednesday, Feb 13
7pm – Race, Power and the Environment: Building a Youth Driven Climate Justice Movement (in the SDRP)
Thursday, Feb 14
7pm – Green Revolutions: What the Modern World Can Learn from the Indigenous World to Save our Planet. [Movie and Discussion] (in the South Rec Room of Allen Hall)