Tag | Social Justice

Director Michelle DePass honored at NYC-EJA’s 25th Anniversary Gala

The New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Thursday, April 6, 2017. At the celebratory Gala, NYC-EJA honored the contributions of former board members and staff who have gone on to work at different levels of government, academia, foundations, non-profit organizations, and media. The first of the “Magnificent Seven” honorees was Michelle DePass, […]

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New School Food Pantry Volunteer Training

The Food Pantry needs volunteers! If you are interested in in helping to distribute food at the food pantry, please join us at an upcoming volunteer opportunity: The Food Pantry Volunteer Training Tuesday, March 28, 4:00-5:00 pm at the Food Pantry – 12th floor cafe, 6 East 16th Street The training will focus on: Why […]

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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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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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