Department of Politics News - 11/14/2022

1) TONIGHT: ¿Qué Pasó a las Abejas?/ What Happened to the Bees?

Monday, November 14, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. Join the Rou Dalagurr Food Sovereignty Lab for “¿Qué pasó a las abejas?/ What happened to the bees?” on Monday, November 14th @ 6:00 pm, outdoors, under the stars in Wiyot Plaza. (Outside of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building on Campus). Bring camping chairs and blankets! Snacks and drinks will be provided, and there will be a giveaway of prizes to five audience members. 'What happened to the bees?' is a documentary film that follows Mayan apiculturists in the state of Campeche, Mexico after millions of bees suddenly died. Leydy Pech and Gustavo Huchín decided to organize to find the cause and confront the authorities and the transnational company Monsanto, who have put their subsistence in danger by sowing transgenic soy in their territory.

2) Oaxaca Program 2023-Study Abroad this Summer in Mexico
Cal Poly Humboldt faculty-led study abroad program in Oaxaca, Mexico. Attend the next information meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 12-1 p.m. in BSS 202. For more information, visit the program info page here.
3) Student reps sought for Student Activities Funding Board; applications due Nov. 18
The Office of Student Life is officially launching the student event funding source: The Jackpot! and looking for student representatives to sit on the Student Activities Funding Board (SAFB). These board members will play an integral part in supporting student led events. Apply here: SAFB application. We are looking for a diverse group of students who have a passion for building our campus culture and want to play a bigger role in supporting their peers through events. They will be compensated for their time spent at required meetings and must be in good academic standing. Check out our website here. Board Member Application Deadline: Friday, November 18.

4) Decolonizing Sustainability Speaker Series, Nov. 30

See the attached flyer for the full schedule. There are lectures Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30.

5) Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit, Dec. 1-4
United Nations Human Rights and CU Boulder are co-hosting the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit this December, a three-day summit addressing the interconnectedness of human rights and climate change. From rising sea levels, extreme weather events, wildfires and droughts, to food insecurity, health impacts, mass migrations and increasing global conflict, there is no denying climate change is a humanitarian crisis. By gathering some of the world's foremost human rights, scientific, political, educational, cultural and industry leaders, we hope that, together, we can commit to specific outcomes that will address the adverse effects of climate change on human rights. Registration is free and open to all. Register here.
6) Call for submissions: Redwood Roots Digital Magazine