We are so excited for this year’s Earth Week! We will be offering in-person PCC-sponsored events as well as some virtual opportunities to engage.
Check out the library website’s Virtual Earth Day Display! There’s also an awesome Cli-Fi guide on the homepage perfect for reading this time of year.
Don’t Miss this year’s Climate Anxiety Workshop!
Eco-anxiety + Environmental Justice: How Young People of Color Experience Climate Change
Tuesday, April 25 from 1-2:30pm via Zoom
This online workshop explores the intersection of environmental justice and eco-anxiety, providing community resilience tools that center the experience of young people of color + other intersectional identities.
For registration details visit this webpage.
Rock Creek Forest Clean Up Work Party
Friday, April 21 @ Rock Creek Campus 10:00am-1:00pm
Help us take care of the forest at Rock Creek. We’ll be working to remove invasive plants to make room to support native plants and animals. Gloves, tools, and snacks provided. Please dress to work outdoors (closed toe shoes, long pants, jacket) and bring a water. We’ll meet in the lobby of Building 7 and walk out to the forest together.
To register, follow this link
“Written on Earth” poems with John Morrison
Monday, April 17 from 2-3pm @ Southeast Campus, Tabor 142
Come celebrate National Poetry Month and Earth Week with John Morrison. John recently retired from Portland Community College and currently teaches at the Attic Institute as an Associate Fellow. A well beloved educator and poet, time spent with John will inspire us to connect with language, life and nature.
Questions? Email email@example.com
Join the Learning Gardens!
Find all the event details on our calendar.
Our learning gardens are hosting a variety of events, including potato plant and seed giveaways, garden work parties and workshops. Join us to get your hands dirty, prepare for spring planting or sharpen your gardening skills!
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Necessity: Climate Justice and the Thin Green Line Film Screening
Wednesday, April 19 @ Cascade Campus TH 122 from 5-7pm
The film is set along the rivers of Oregon and follows activists as they enlist the necessity defense in a jury trial after being arrested for a direct action at Zenith Energy in Portland. This story of climate resistance brings into view a historical landscape of tribal leaders and Indigenous activists as they resist oil trains and trucks carrying these highly inflammable products through treaty lands. Pizza will be provided.
Questions? Email email@example.com
DREAMERs Resource Center Events
Join the DRC to make a pledge and receive a reusable straw and join Miguel and Lilian
in meaningful conversations on students with disabilities and our role on the protection of our Earth and Universe.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Climate Justice for Asylum Seekers: Film Screening and Q&A
Thursday, April 20 @ Cascade Campus TH 122 from 6-8pm
The PCC CLEAR Clinic is thrilled to host a screening of the newly released documentary “Seeking Asylum” followed by a Q&A with climate justice and immigration activists. The film bears witness to the endless deterrents migrants face when petitioning for asylum in the United States. In a dismantled system that has been designed for failure, we follow one woman’s journey as she searches for protection for her and kids.
Questions? Email email@example.com
Featured Activity: Earth Week Challenge!
We will be raffling off a sustainability prize bag for PCC Earth Week Challenge players. Submit your completed card to firstname.lastname@example.org to enter! For a chance to win a prize, complete ANY five tasks in the bee-hive below. Circle your hexagons as you finish. You may count visiting ONE of the additional links hidden amongst the icons on the page as a free task (e.g. Poppy the Panther). Mark off the hexes virtually or print the card out and circle which tasks you completed. You may send a photo, scanned copy, or digital file of your card. You will also receive five extra entries for submitting a “Blackout” card (completing all of the actions). Deadline: April 30.
Download the 2023 Earth Week Challenge Card! (For those using text-to-voice assistance with the document, ask your reader to jump to page 2 to get the links).
This student art exhibition features work produced by Mark Smith’s Art 284 and 287 Watercolor students. This year, student work will feature the seven common varieties of Oregon hummingbirds and aspects of their habitats.
Check out the artwork at the Sylvania CC upper mall or online April 17-24th.
Social Media Campaign: #EarthWeek
Post photos and videos on your Instagram page or story, tag @pcc_sustain, and use the daily hashtag to be entered into a raffle giveaway! Each tag is a raffle entry.
Learn about easy, at home gardening techniques.
Share how you Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle at home.
Learn how to make your own household items.
Learn about food justice and resources in your area.
Learn about Eco Social Justice. Listen to a podcast, watch a Ted Talk, read an article, or follow an account with a Social Justice focus
Join us at Peter Iredale Beach for an Earth Day beach clean up!