Early Bird Registration Now Open for the Spring Convergence


Early Bird Registration for the 2012 CSSC Spring Convergence at San Luis Obispo is officially open! Join us April 27th-29th and help build a resoNATION. Details and registration are here.

In case you have not yet been convinced that you should go to the convergence, here is a list of 25 reasons, compiled by CSSC veterans and newbies alike.

  1. Because sustainability is important for anyone planning on inhabiting the planet at any point in the future… that’s YOU!
  2. To make friends with passionate students from across the state of California, and lasting network contacts in many different fields.
  3. Because this is FOR the students, BY the students!
  4. To learn how the fight for social, economic, and environmental justice is one.
  5. To camp out in a beautiful apple orchard all weekend!
  6. Because Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
  7. To enjoy amazing student-led workshops: create, learn, and be amazed by the things your peers are doing with and for the Earth.
  8. FOOOOOD… yumm… With your Convergence registration, you get to enjoy 5 delicious, sustainable, homemade meals!
  9. To experience the beauty of San Luis Obispo
  10. To realize how much you can make a profound impact in our world – get empowered!
  11. Because the system has got to change – climate change waits for no one.
  12. To be a part of something larger than the individual. It’s crazy how empowering convergences are!
  13. To break down stereotypes about what is “sustainability” and who is an “environmentalist.”
  14. Because YOU have a perspective that no one else has, and we want you to share it with us!
  15. To learn the true meaning of “think locally, act globally.”
  16. To acquire tangible skills that you can take with you back to your campus.
  17. Because I am because you are… Ubuntu!
  18. To take a quick, refreshing break before midterms and finals, and escape the academic “bubble.”
  19. To be the change you wish to see in the world, and meet others who are doing the same.
  20. To take a step back and appreciate the world we live in.
  21. To build a resoNATION!
  22. To learn things you can’t learn in an institutional setting.
  23. To become part of the student sustainability movement in the greatest state in the nation!
  24. To host a workshop on something you are passionate about, and share your knowledge with the world.
  25. To learn why the CSSC is an amazing student-run organization and how to become involved!

Not convinced yet? Check out our Facebook Event and get a taste of the enthusiasm and excitement that are already generating.

We can’t wait to see you!

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