Social Sustainability

This course is designed to give students an opportunity to learn about and become involved in urban sustainability projects and organizations in Portland, OR.  Students will be introduced to basic concepts and practices related to urban sustainability and understand how social, ecological and technological issues are interlinked.  Students will then directly participate in a sustainability project that will provide a base of experience for furthering the learning and appreciation for the challenges and opportunities to making our cities more sustainable.  This Capstone builds on a number of

Greenspaces: Summer Academia for Latino Youth. ​Since 2009, GREENSPACES - LATINO YOUTH has offered students the opportunity to explore the outdoors with at-risk and gang-involved Latino youth enrolled in Latino Network's Community Healing Initiative. Students can also choose to complete indirect service options such as research, data collection, and curriculum development.