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Posted under "Equity and Rights / Gender Equity" http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/taxonomy/term/117 The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en Walking the Talk Newsletter #34, January 2010: United Nations RCE Designation! http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/3230 <p>Greetings and Happy New Year! Walking the Talk is kicking off 2010 with an exciting announcement. The group has just been formally designated the new United Nations Regional Centre for Expertise for Education on Sustainable Development (RCE) for the British Columbia/North Cascades region. Dr. David Zandvliet of SFU spearheaded this designation on behalf of Walking the Talk, and he received the official certificate of designation from the United Nations University on January 10, 2010.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/3230">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/3230#comments Alternative Energy / Peak Oil Arts and Culture - Eco-Art Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism Business / Industry Campus Planning and Development Climate Change and Air Quality Community Economic Development / Building Local Economies Community Engagement Community Health Corporate Responsibility and Accountability / Triple Bottom Line Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Educational Policy (Advanced Education) Educational Policy (K-12) Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Ethical Investment (eg. Pensions, Investments by Universities) Ethics Fair Trade / Globalization Federal Government Food Production / Organic Agriculture / Urban Agriculture Global Citizenship / Global Education Green / Ethical Purchasing Green Building / Urban Design and Greening Higher Education Housing/Affordability International K-12 K-12 Green Schools K-12 School Curriculum - Sustainability Education Land Use and Transportation Planning Local Government Media Media Literacy Non-Formal Non-profit / NGO Peace and Human Security Post-secondary Curriculum Poverty Reduction Provincial Government Public Participation Research and Evaluation Resource Management Social Justice Sustainability Policy Sustainable Consumption / Simple Living University / College Campus Operations Waste Management Water and Sewage Youth / Student Organizations Thu, 21 Jan 2010 12:37:32 -0800 wttcoordinator 3230 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca Catalyzing Collaboration Report on Culturally Inclusive Sustainability Education http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2678 <p>This report was commissioned by the BC Working Group on Sustainability Education. It is intended to initiate a dialogue about the involvement of linguistically and culturally diverse communities in sustainability education and how community organizations can collaborate to achieve this.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2678">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2678#comments British Columbia Business / Industry Community Engagement Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Ethics Federal Government Higher Education K-12 Local Government Media Non-Formal Non-profit / NGO Provincial Government Public Participation Research and Evaluation Resources Youth Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:55:56 -0700 Josina 2678 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca NEW UBC Sustainability Education Intensive! May 31-June 2. Open to all post-secondary educators. http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2585 <p>Do you want to bring sustainability into your course, program or initiative, and don't know where to start? </p> <p>Do you have ideas to enhance sustainability in your course, program or initiative, and need resources, money and support?</p> <p>Are you keen to connect with other post-secondary sustainability education leaders? </p> <p>If so, we invite your application to the new <strong>Sustainability Education Intensive!</strong></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="first last og_links"><a href="/node/95" class="og_links">Higher Education Group</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2585">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2585#comments Higher Education Group Alternative Energy / Peak Oil Arts and Culture - Eco-Art Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism British Columbia Climate Change and Air Quality Community Engagement Community Health Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Educational Policy (Advanced Education) Educational Program Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Ethics Fair Trade / Globalization Food Production / Organic Agriculture / Urban Agriculture Global Citizenship / Global Education Green Building / Urban Design and Greening Higher Education Housing/Affordability Land Use and Transportation Planning Media Literacy Peace and Human Security Post-secondary Curriculum Research and Evaluation Resource Management Social Justice University / College Campus Operations Waste Management Water and Sewage Youth / Student Organizations Thu, 26 Feb 2009 16:32:16 -0800 Yona Sipos 2585 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca Act NOW! National Playwriting Competition http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2497 <p>Do you love writing?<br /> Are you an aspiring playwright?<br /> Are you passionate about the environment?<br /> Do you have a solution?<br /> Do you want a challenge?</p> <p><strong>The spotlight is on. This is your chance to shine!</strong></p> <p>Enter the Act NOW! National Playwriting Competition with an one act play. In addition to cash prizes and recognition, the winning plays will be performed across Canada.</p> <p>In a group of up to four, submit a one act play about sustainability, environment, and society. Open to everyone aged 12 -19.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2497">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/2497#comments Arts and Culture - Eco-Art Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism Canada Climate Change and Air Quality Community Engagement Community Health Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Non-profit / NGO Social Justice Youth Youth / Student Organizations Tue, 16 Dec 2008 23:06:04 -0800 kbowen 2497 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca eCards - research, write, design and send! http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1346 <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1346">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1346#comments Alternative Energy / Peak Oil British Columbia Climate Change and Air Quality Community Economic Development / Building Local Economies Community Health Corporate Responsibility and Accountability / Triple Bottom Line Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Educational Program Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Ethics Fair Trade / Globalization Food Production / Organic Agriculture / Urban Agriculture Green / Ethical Purchasing Green Building / Urban Design and Greening K-12 Media Literacy Sustainable Consumption / Simple Living Youth / Student Organizations Wed, 12 Mar 2008 23:11:47 -0700 jstroman 1346 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca Sustainable Living Leadership Program (SLLP) http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1077 <p>Imagine the ultimate learning experience. Imagine a three week, 1200 km journey down one of the world’s great rivers, the greatest salmon river on earth: the Fraser.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1077">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1077#comments Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism British Columbia Business / Industry Climate Change and Air Quality Community Engagement Community Health Educational Program Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Federal Government Global Citizenship / Global Education Higher Education K-12 Local Government Non-Formal Non-profit / NGO Provincial Government Public Participation Social Justice Sustainable Consumption / Simple Living Youth Fri, 02 Nov 2007 00:55:15 -0700 Josina 1077 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca The Community Development Institute at UNBC http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1036 <p>The Community Development Institute at UNBC is interested in two fundamental issues for communities in northern BC: community capacity and community development. By undertaking research, sharing information, and supporting education outreach, the Institute is becoming an important partner to communities interested in making informed decisions about their own futures. The Institute emphasizes the importance of capacity-building, collaboration, learning, and complementarity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1036">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/1036#comments British Columbia Business / Industry Community Based Project Community Economic Development / Building Local Economies Community Engagement Community Health Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Higher Education Local Government Non-Formal Non-profit / NGO Post-secondary Curriculum Provincial Government Public Participation Research and Evaluation Resource Management University / College Campus Operations Youth / Student Organizations Sun, 21 Oct 2007 01:05:41 -0700 Josina 1036 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca World Viewing: An introduction to sustainability through online talks http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/435 <p>World Viewing is a collection of outstanding talks related to sustainability. The highlighted speakers are experts in their field, and are actively engaged in getting people to think about sustainability in new ways. The speaker list includes <a href="http://mpages.org/wv/1.1-Global.php#Sachs">Jeffrey Sachs</a>, <a href="http://mpages.org/wv/1.3-Invest.php#Yunus">Muhammad Yunus</a>, and <a href="http://mpages.org/wv/1.3-Invest.php#Clinton">Bill Clinton</a>.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="first last og_links"><a href="/node/100" class="og_links">Non Formal Education</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/435">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/435#comments Non Formal Education Alternative Energy / Peak Oil British Columbia Climate Change and Air Quality Community Engagement Corporate Responsibility and Accountability / Triple Bottom Line Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Ethical Investment (eg. Pensions, Investments by Universities) Fair Trade / Globalization Global Citizenship / Global Education Green / Ethical Purchasing Higher Education Non-Formal Peace and Human Security Poverty Reduction Resource Management Resources Sustainable Consumption / Simple Living Wed, 20 Jun 2007 23:56:53 -0700 fissionchips 435 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca United Nations University Education for Sustainable Development Programme http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/355 <p>The Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) Programme of United Nations University focuses on the interactions between human activities and the natural environment and their implications for sustainable human development.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/355">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/355#comments Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism Climate Change and Air Quality Community Economic Development / Building Local Economies Community Engagement Community Health Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Educational Policy (Advanced Education) Educational Program Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Fair Trade / Globalization Food Production / Organic Agriculture / Urban Agriculture Global Citizenship / Global Education Higher Education International Local Government Media Literacy Peace and Human Security Poverty Reduction Provincial Government Research and Evaluation Resource Management Social Justice University / College Campus Operations Mon, 02 Apr 2007 09:47:41 -0700 Bonnie 355 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca UNESCO - Education http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/354 <p>Reports and information from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation on their education initiatives around the world.</p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/354#comments Arts and Culture - Eco-Art Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism Climate Change and Air Quality Community Engagement Community Health Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Educational Policy (Advanced Education) Educational Policy (K-12) Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Food Production / Organic Agriculture / Urban Agriculture Global Citizenship / Global Education International K-12 K-12 Green Schools K-12 School Curriculum - Sustainability Education Local Government Non-Formal Non-profit / NGO Peace and Human Security Poverty Reduction Provincial Government Research and Evaluation Social Justice Sustainability Policy University / College Campus Operations Waste Management Mon, 02 Apr 2007 09:39:45 -0700 Bonnie 354 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca Reclaiming the Future teaching curriculum http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/302 <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/302">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/302#comments Community Engagement Equity and Rights / Gender Equity K-12 K-12 School Curriculum - Sustainability Education North America Peace and Human Security Public Participation Resources Social Justice Youth Youth / Student Organizations Thu, 08 Feb 2007 17:05:37 -0800 Bonnie 302 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca Check Your Head http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/297 <p><strong>Check Your Head</strong> (CYH) is a youth driven organization located in Vancouver. CYH educates young people on global issues, by looking at the connection between global events and issues and local realities.<strong>  <strong>Check Your Head</strong></strong><strong> </strong>provides education, resources, training and support for youth, who then facilitate workshops, organize events and coordinate projects promoting education and action around issues of social and environmental justice.</p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/297#comments Alternative Energy / Peak Oil Arts and Culture - Eco-Art British Columbia Climate Change and Air Quality Community Economic Development / Building Local Economies Community Engagement Community Health Corporate Responsibility and Accountability / Triple Bottom Line Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding Ecological Literacy / Ecological Footprint Educational Policy (Advanced Education) Educational Policy (K-12) Educational Program Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Fair Trade / Globalization Food Production / Organic Agriculture / Urban Agriculture Global Citizenship / Global Education Higher Education Housing/Affordability K-12 K-12 Green Schools K-12 School Curriculum - Sustainability Education Media Literacy Non-profit / NGO Peace and Human Security Post-secondary Curriculum Poverty Reduction Public Participation Social Justice Sustainable Consumption / Simple Living Youth Youth / Student Organizations Wed, 07 Feb 2007 15:41:49 -0800 Joanna Lemay 297 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca Resource List: Sustainable Planning for Aging in Place http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/146 <p>This resource list is designed to help local governments get up to speed quickly on the issues and tools that will ensure that older adults enjoy a high quality of life today and into the future. Incl</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="first last og_links"><a href="/node/100" class="og_links">Non Formal Education</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/146">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/146#comments Non Formal Education Community Engagement Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Housing/Affordability Local Government Non-profit / NGO North America Resources Social Justice Tue, 10 Oct 2006 14:49:41 -0700 Bonnie 146 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca UN Millennium Development Goals http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/35 <p>The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are the world's time-bound and quantified targets for addressing extreme poverty in its many dimensions-income poverty, hunger, disease, lack of adequate shelter, and exclusion-while promoting gender equality, education, and environmental sustainability.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/35">read more</a></p> http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca/node/35#comments Biodiversity and Habitat / Bioregionalism British Columbia Community Economic Development / Building Local Economies Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Equity and Rights / Gender Equity Fair Trade / Globalization Global Citizenship / Global Education Peace and Human Security Poverty Reduction Resources Social Justice Water and Sewage Youth / Student Organizations Thu, 29 Jun 2006 16:39:53 -0700 jlmoore 35 at http://www.walkingthetalk.bc.ca