NEWS FOR POLITICS STUDENTS -- 4-7-2020

  1. Virtual Teach-in on Climate Solutions and Justice, today. On April 7, the Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College is coordinating a Virtual Teach-in On Climate Solutions and Justice: 55 university-hosted webinars, one in almost every state and internationally, focused on ambitious but feasible state and local solutions to help solve climate by 2030. See which university is hosting your state webinar here (click on your state link). NOTE: The webinars will all be recorded, so you can view them ANYTIME DURING APRIL AND MAY. Register at your state site to stay informed.
  2. Radical Real Estate Legal apprentice. The Sustainable Economies Law School is looking for legal apprentices interested in becoming radical real estate lawyers without going to law school. That means you’re someone who wants to rethink real estate, dismantle private property, and return land to the commons. This is a one-year position that may be extended depending on funding and staff capacity to provide supervision. Learn more here.
  3. Democracy Matters organizing internship. The Democracy Matters Institute (DM) is a non-partisan, non-profit student organization offering a paid internship in “Organizing for Reform” to undergraduate students fall semester 2020. Student interns organize and start a DM chapter on their own campuses to educate themselves and other students about deepening our democracy with campaign finance reform, voter registration and voting, and other issues of citizen engagement. The program is ideal for a rising sophomore or junior who is interested in politics, social change and/or political reform. The internship can also be coordinated with your school’s practicum or internship programs. Learn more here.
  4. Sustainability Champion Awards. HSU is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Sustainability Champion Awards program, to recognize individuals whose practices have deepened a culture of sustainability, have furthered the integration of sustainability into academics, student life or campus culture, and/or reduced HSU’s environmental footprint. Complete the nomination form by Friday, April 17, 2020 to nominate a student, staff or faculty member for an award. Self-nominations are accepted. Questions? Contact Morgan King, Climate Action Analyst, at mpk9@humboldt.edu.
  5. Capstone research survey. Noah Schwerdtfeger, a student researcher in the HSU Department of Geography, Environment, & Spatial Analysis, is conducting a research study to find out what students looked for before attending HSU, and if their expectations have matched reality. If you volunteer to participate, you will be asked to complete a multiple choice and short answer survey online using Google Forms. Your participation in this study will last approximately 10 minutes, and only a single survey will be collected from each volunteer. Learn more details and complete the survey here.