NEWS FOR POLITICS STUDENTS -- 11-5-2020

  1. Protesters Rights Workshop, Nov. 5. The Humboldt State University Student Legal Lounge and the Social Justice and Equity Center have partnered to host a couple informative workshops during the month of November. They include a "Protester's rights" workshop on November 5th and a "Housing rights" workshop on November 20th with a "Domestic violence protections" workshop being developed and is planned for the 20th of December. See the attached flyer.
  2. HSU NAS Food Sovereignty Speaker Series. Please join us via Zoom or Facebook this November for the Food Sovereignty Speaker Series celebrating Native American Heritage Month! EVERY MONDAY from 1 P.M - 2:30 P.M in November. Please register in advance here. All events are free and open to the public. The Nov. 9 speaker, Dr. Devon Mihesuah, will speak about “State of Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States.” See the attached flyer.
  3. Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Nov. 12. As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Dr. Leena Dallasheh will present a webinar on “Holy waters: colonial control of land, space, and resources in Palestine” on Thursday, November 12, from 5:30-7 p.m. Register here. Leena Dallasheh is an associate professor of history at Humboldt State University. She received her PhD in the joint History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies program at NYU. Her areas of specialization are the social and political history of the modern Middle East and modern Palestinian and Israeli history. Her research focuses on the social and political history of Nazareth from 1940 to 1966, tracing how Palestinians who remained in Israel in 1948 negotiated their incorporation in the state, affirming their rights as citizens and their identity as Palestinian.
  4. MANO Project fellowship. Hispanic Access Foundation’s MANO Project is offering an enriching fellowship experience in Ukiah, CA for Latinx college students and upcoming professionals who are passionate about public land conservation and natural resources. Currently we are recruiting for our Resource Assistance Program in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service. The current position available is the Manager's Assistant position. We will also soon be recruiting for additional positions with the US Forest Service next month. Applications can be submitted through our website: My Access to a Network of Opportunities (MANO) Project. The deadline for the Forest Service positions is Friday, November 13th at 11:59 pm.
  5. C2C Fellows Opportunity. The C2C Fellows Network at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy is a national program for undergraduates and recent graduates aspiring to leadership work in sustainable politics, NGO’s and business. C2C’s intensive, interactive skills-based virtual workshops teach skills they don't teach at university, skills you need to change the future. Apply here for the Dec. 5 training. Led by Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of Bard’s Center for Environmental Policy, C2C trainings focus on key leadership skills: vision, courage, developing your network, telling your story, and raising funds. Graduates of the workshops join a national network with access to continuing educational and professional opportunities, including dedicated scholarships to attend Bard’s Graduate Programs in Sustainability: Masters of Science degrees in Environmental Policy and Climate Science and Policy, Masters of Education in Environmental Education, and the Bard MBA in Sustainability.
  6. Women and Gender in Development Virtual Conference (February 23-26, 2021)

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