Nikki Henderson, CSSC Board Member, Featured in ELLE Magazine’s 5 at 25

Nikki Henderson featured in the ELLE Gold Awards 2010: 5 at 25 Nikki Henderson has been with CSSC for a long time.  As a student she participated in Convergences and Leadership Retreats, joining the CSSC Leadership along the way.  As an alumni, she joined the CSSC Board of Directors where […]

Meatless Monday at UCSB

The Associated Students Environmental Affairs Board of UCSB is proud to announce its partnership with The Monday Campaigns, a non-profit organization that runs the Meatless Monday initiative with the Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health. This national campaign aims to improve the health of both citizens and our planet […]

Carrot Mob UCSB from EAB

A Carrotmob is a method of activism that leverages consumer power to make the most socially-responsible business practices also the most profitable choices. Businesses compete with one another to see who can do the most good, and then a big mob of consumers buys products in order to reward whichever […]

Students Urge Regents to Strengthen Sustainability Policies

Gabi Kirk, UC Santa Cruz – On March 23rd, students from across the state pulled together successful messaging to ask the UC Regents to strengthen sustainable food policies and support UC’s investment in renewable energy projects. The UC Board of Regents met from March 23-25 at UC San Francisco. Various […]

West Coast Students Strengthen the Roots of the Real Food Movementlui

On February 12-14, over 200 students from 35 campuses gathered in Santa Cruz, California, for the third annual Strengthening the Roots: Food and Justice Convergence. The convergence brought together a diverse group of students – from aspiring farmers to animal rights activists to campus dining employees – who were committed […]

CSSC’s 2010 Winter Leadership Retreat Recap

The CSSC’s 5th biannual leadership retreat this Winter was a success! From January 16th to the 18th, twenty five students and alumni gathered at our beautiful retreat space amongst the hillsides of Arroyo Grande representing thirteen campuses to build community amongst our statewide leaders, exchange ideas, and collaborate on programs […]

CSSC Teams with AASHE, Second Nature at Bioneers

OCT. 15, SAN RAFAEL, CA – On October 15th, CSSC partnered with AASHE and Second Nature to produce a one-day pre-conference intensive on sustainability in higher education in conjunction with Bioneers, the largest environmental and social justice conference in the US. Approximately 75 students, educators, community members, and campus staff […]

Students Bear Rain and Gather for CSSC NorCal Potluck

OCT 12, UC DAVIS – The Community Building potluck in Davis on October 12 was a warm event despite the torrential rains. Twelve students, CSSC alumni, and staff gathered at the Cal Aggie Christian Association House (a multi-faith student living community) to discuss topics like improving student/staff ties on campus […]

Recap: CSSC Chapters Gather at Winter Leadership Retreat in Arroyo Grande

AUG. 5-9, 2009, ARROYO GRANDE, CA – The California Student Sustainability Coalition’s 5th annual summer leadership retreat was a success! From August 5th through August 9th student leaders from across the state gathered in the beautiful hillsides of Newsom Springs Ranch in Arroyo Grande. Students represented from Community Colleges, Cal […]