Tag | Justice

Professor Mia White Reflects on Feminism for the 99%

In a recent article in Browsings, The Harpers Blog, Mia White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Tishman Center Affiliated Faulty shared her thoughts on the strike on International Women’s Day, 2017. Dr. White focused on her response to students who have come to her feeling unsure about what to do in light of the current political situation in […]

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Director Michelle DePass Comments on the Resignation of Mustafa Ali from the U.S. EPA

Mustafa Ali resigned from his post as Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice at the U.S. EPA last Friday. Ali’s resignation letter included some key lessons from his 24 years of service, including: “Communities Speak For Themselves,” the value of knowledge held by “Frontline” communities, and the importance of preserving the EPA’s Brownfields program. In an interview with […]

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Corey Chao Looks at Sea Level Rise Through Media and Planning

  Future Stories By Corey Chao Welcome to Sea Bright, NJ—one of hundreds of coastal towns in the region on the front lines of sea-level rise. Still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, Sea Bright residents are debating stark questions about the town’s long-term future—including the existential possibility that it may eventually be uninhabitable. Six feet of […]

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Resources for Environmental Information and Action Post-Election

The results of the 2016 election have created many uncertainties around the future of many federal environmental policies, job opportunities in the environment and sustainability field, the future of the environmental justice movement, and how to take action. The Tishman Center is compiling a list of resources including on-campus resources at The New School, readings […]

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The New School Stands With Standing Rock

Since August, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota has been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on tribal lands. They have been joined by thousands of activists, protesters, and members of other tribes in solidarity with their mission to protect their lands and water.  The water protectors have vowed to stand […]

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New School Alumni bring lunch with a side of social justice on Tuesdays

Get to know an organization that stems from our very own New School roots: Drive Change was a 2014 New Challenge winner and has grown to become one of NYC’s most innovative young organizations. Drive Change utilizes the food truck workplace to run a 1-year paid Fellowship for young adults coming home from jail and […]

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The Election: Our Thoughts

As the election draws to a close, the Tishman Center stands together with our campus, neighbors, and communities for peace, justice and solidarity. We believe that everyone has the right to thrive in a democratic, peaceful and sustainable society. Today we are focusing on the potential for progress on the challenges we face as a […]

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Sign the Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Sioux from The New School Faculty

Jaskiran Dhillon, Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology, invites New School faculty to sign a statement of support for the Standing Rock Sioux, who are currently in resistance to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a project of the Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners. According to Professor Dhillon, “in many ways, this is a monumental fight that […]

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Visiting Scholars Release White Papers on Environmental Justice Implications of U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School in New York City fosters the integration of bold design, policy, and social justice approaches to environmental issues to advance just and sustainable outcomes in collaboration with communities. Visiting Scholars affiliated with the Tishman Center have released a series of White Papers focused on the […]

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