SLS is offering two Foundation classes for the Fall 2018 semester, and three Foundation classes for the Spring 2019 semester: Sustainability, Technology, and Policy (PUBP3600) (Fall 2018), Tech and Sustainable Communities (SLS 3110) (Fall 2018), Foundations of Sustainable Systems (SLS 3120) (Spring 2019), Sustainable Urban Development (CP 2233) (Spring 2019), and Business Decisions for Sustainability and Shared Value (MGT 4803) (Spring 2019).
Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain aims to help students create sustainable communities, where humans and nature flourish in the present and future. One SLS Priority area concerning sustainable communities is Community Health, which focuses on achieving a holistic and communal understanding of health, in all intellectual, physical, emotional, financial, spiritual, and social aspects of life. The three articles below delve deeper into stories surrounding the topic of Community Health.
Chef Dan Giusti retired from fine dining to serve school lunches at a public school in New York City after Michelle Obama’s “Chefs Move to Schools” program began. In this article, he discusses the transition as well as difficulties associated with the decisions he’s made concerning school lunches.
Sandra Larson explains how a Boston community group established their vision of a community controlled economy. Participants contributed ideas for shaping business practices that they felt would improve their local community.