RCE Americas – Incredible Projects Across the Region

RCE Salisbury and the Bosserman Center of Conflict Resolution (Maryland, USA), acknowledged by United Nations University and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as the newest Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) in the...

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A Beautiful International Day of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.  This year’s International Day of Peace theme is...

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2020 GPSEN Newsletters

Check out our Newsletter archives, in case you missed any of them or need to access to some of the details again.  If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please click here. Mid-October 2020 Newsletter: Welcome our New Executive Director! October 2020 Newsletter:  Be a Part of the Team...

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2019 GPSEN Newsletters

Check out our Newsletter archives, in case you missed any of them or need to access to some of the details again.  If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please click here. Mid-December 2019 Newsletter: Awards and Opportunities December 2019 Newsletter:  Tonight and Beyond Mid-November...

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GPSEN ED Application Now Open

GPSEN has launched a search for our next Executive Director!  We are excited to offer this opportunity for a regional professional to support sustainability education and network development in our broader community. The executive director should have previous experience in managing a non-profit,...

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Tahira Abbas Completes SAGE Legacy Fellowship

Tahira Abbas, as member of WorldOregon’s Young Professional Steering Committee recently completed a Legacy Fellowship with our frequent community partner SAGE (Senior Advocates for Generational Equity).  As part of her fellowship, Tahira worked with the Greater Portland Sustainability Education...

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Neeraja Havaligi’s Farewell Letter

Greetings, everyone. I hope this finds all of you safe and well. Consider this as a personal note of gratitude to all of you for your continued support to our organization with your readership, partnership and participation in the work we do. As I step away from GPSEN as its Executive Director,...

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Racism, our Inner Pandemic

By, Neeraja Havaligi June 2020 Inner Pandemic, A fragile unyoked need for assertion and power one over the other. Fed by fear, shaped by stereotypes, grown in suspicion, evolving sight that only sees, ‘the other’. Inner Pandemic Intimidates into silence, Overlooks, un-hears, And claims it did not...

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Does Art Matter?

Does Art Matter? A Reflection on GPSEN’s Sustainability Symposium Series “Arts and Activism” Webinar By, Neeraja Havaligi, GPSEN Executive Director Art, a thread A memory, of the past and the present, A reminder, for the future, Art. Art, Opens senses, Multiplies capacity finds...

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Student Leadership for Divestment: Q&A with Michelle Bates

Student Sustainability Leadership Award Winner   GPSEN:  We are proud to recognize you with GPSEN’s Student Sustainability Leadership Award this year. This honor highlights your work, as a student at Portland State University, in calling for divestment from fossil fuels by Portland area...

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