Events and Workshops

Upcoming SLS Events

Upcoming Partner Events

Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable: Diversity and Inclusion in Sustainability

Friday, August 2nd, 7:30am - 9:00am (Southface, 241 Pine Street, NE, Atlanta, 30308)

Research in the environmental field has identified a Green Ceiling for minority employment in environmental organizations, holding steady at 16%. Several reasons for this opportunity gap include unconscious bias, a lack of outreach to minority-serving gatherings and institutions, and a failure of establishing a proper internship pipeline. Come hear from diverse panelists across environmental professions in Atlanta discuss their educational and career paths.


Carbon Reduction Challenge Poster Expo

Tuesday, August 13th, 3:00pm (Scheller Atrium)

Join us for a showcase of student projects that reduce CO2 emissions while saving money.  


Friday, September 6th, 7:30am - 9:00am (Southface, 241 Pine Street, NE, Atlanta, 30308)

Water Warriors Summit

Sunday, October 13th (1pm - 4pm) and Monday, October 14th (9am - 4pm) (Georgia Aquarium)

This summit, a project of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and its partners, will be hosted by the Georgia Aquarium, on Sunday, October 13 and Monday, October 14. All high school, college and university age students, as well as recent graduates and young professionals are invited to attend to share, learn and activate to protect our rivers and oceans. The summit programs will include water science, advocacy, arts, and media. Program presenters will include youth leaders, young professionals, and environmental science and protection professionals. If you have any questions about this event or want to get involved, please reach out to Juliet Cohen, executive director of CRK at (404) 352-9828 or jcohen@chattahoochee.org


ONGOING, Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm (Georgia State College of Law)

Visit Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America at Georgia State Law. This exhibit examines historic challenges of the past 120 years in achieving health equity in the U.S. We know “race and place” are as important as personal choices in achieving our full potential. People with low incomes, minorities and other socially disadvantaged populations face significant inequities in opportunities for optimal health, along the lines of race, ethnicity and place. The exhibit displays historic photographs and documents that illustrate the struggles of diverse groups.‚Äč


Past Conferences, Workshops, and Events

 

FALL 2018 EVENT SERIES

SUMMER SESSION 2018 EVENT: THE ATLANTA BELTLINE: FROM VISION TO REALITY

SPRING 2018 EVENT SERIES

FALL 2017 EVENT SERIES

INSS 2017 Smart, Connected Cities

Environmental Justice Series 2016-17