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October is Sustainability Month at The Beach!

Published September 4, 2020

Mark your calendars for some FREE virtual events that will inspire you to be part of the movement for positive change!

This year's Sustainability Month theme will focus on the intersection of social, racial and environmental justice. From learning how to reduce food waste to hearing an empowering panel discussion from young environmental justice activists, there are plenty of fun and sustainable events to add to your calendar this month. 

So grab your laptop and don't miss out on these inspiring events from the comfort of your home! Registration is required in order to receive Zoom links prior to event. 

For disability-related accommodations, please contact the Bob Murphy Access Center at or (562) 985-5401 as soon as possible. It is requested that individuals requiring sign language interpreters or alternative format materials notify BMAC at least 72 hours in advance.  

driveDrive Electric Lunch & Learn

Thursday, October 1 | 12 – 1pm

Join the Center for Sustainable Energy/Clean Vehicle Rebate Project for an informative workshop on clean vehicle rebates, carpool privileges, and other benefits Electric Vehicle ownership has to offer. 

WEBINAR RECORDING Passcode: 7!MaNjK2 | Brought to you by: Sustainable Transportation 


National Voter Education Week

Monday, October 5 - Friday, October 9 

Join @CSULB_Sustainability for a weeklong digital campaign to give you (voters) the tools to cast your ballot. #VoteReady

RESOURCES ARCHIVE | Brought to you by: CSULB Sustainability

mustafaLive Keynote and Q&A with Renowned Thought- Leader on Climate Justice

Monday, October 5 | 12 – 1pm

Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali is an internationally renowned thought-leader, strategist, policymaker and activist committed to the work of moving our most vulnerable communities from “surviving to thriving.” Join him for a live keynote and Q&A  to discuss social, racial, and climate justice issues. 

PANEL RECORDING | Brought to you by: CSULB & partners across CSU

photo of panel speakersLive Panel Discussion and Q&A with Young Leaders of the Movement

Wednesday, October 14 | 12 – 1pm

Join intersectional environmental activist "Green Girl" Leah Thomas and indigenous climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez for a discussion moderated by CSU Chico AS President Bre Holbert.

REQUEST PANEL RECORDINGBrought to you by: CSULB & partners across CSU


foodReducing Food Waste: Q&A w/ a Registered Dietitian

Friday, October 16 | 11am – 12pm | IG Live: @CSULBSHS

Tune in for an Instagram Live Q & A with a CSULB Registered Dietitian to learn tips for reducing food waste while cooking at home!

IG LIVE VIDEOBrought to you by: Student Health Services

fruitEdible Garden Cooking Workshop

Monday, October 19 | 12 – 1:30pm

Whether you are a novice or experienced gardener, join Sustain U to learn how you can grow your very own edible garden and make delicious fall-inspired meals at home!

REGISTER | Brought to you by: Sustain U


coryWhy Your Vote Matters w/ U.S. Senator Cory Booker

Tuesday, October 20 | 1:30 – 2:45pm

Join U.S. Senator Cory Booker for a live Q&A panel discussion about the critical role students can play in creating a just and sustainable society.

LEARN MORE | Brought to you by: CSULB Sustainability


2020 Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education 

Tuesday, October 20 - Thursday, October 22 | All Day

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) theme, "Mobilizing for a Just Transition", will focus on centering justice within our movement toward a future that leaves no one behind.

As a host campus, registration will be FREE for all CSULB students, faculty and staff.  

LEARN MORE | Brought to you by: CSULB Sustainability

bikeBike the Town: Becoming a Bike Commuter

Friday, October 23  | 1 – 2pm

Join Pedal Movement to learn about game changing bike accessories, city paths, CSULB bike share discounts, safety tips and more! Overcome the barriers to becoming a regular bike commuter by tuning into this informational virtual event.  

REGISTER | Brought to you by: Pedal Movement

Additional CSU System-wide Sustainability Month Events 

Because all events are now virtual, we will have additional opportunities to participate in events being hosted by our sister campuses across the CSU. 

Check out the Calendar of Sustainability Month events here

Sustainability Month Committee Sponsors & Partners:                         

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