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AMS Sustainability Week 2024

AMS Sustainability Week 2024

MONDAY FEB 12

6PM – 9 PM | HATCH ART GALLERY

Climate Slamposium

Combining elements of slam poetry and symposium vibes, the Climate Slamposium invites student researchers, activists, artists, and others engaging in climate justice to share their work in a fun and creative ways. This is an opportunity to showcase, explore, and uplift the climate of grief, love, activism, advocacy, hope, and voice of student leaders and storytellers at UBC

TUESDAY FEB 13

2PM – 3PM | NEST 2311

Translink 101 Workshop

The TransLink workshop is a session in which students interested in efficient and sustainable transportation, have the opportunity to explore some current strategies TransLink uses to promote sustainable transportation.

6:30PM – 9:30PM | HATCH ART GALLERY

IBPOC Climate Community Care Circle

Intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue circle for IBPOC students, faculty, and community members engaged in climate work to collectively discuss complexities, challenges, barriers, and lessons of navigating work as IBPOC across Global North and South solidarities with a focus on care and community building.

WEDNESDAY FEB 14

12PM – 3PM | NEST PLAZA

AMS Waste Audit

Join a team volunteers organized by AMS Sustainability to learn about what recycling, food waste, and landfill items fall into the sorting stations inside of the Nest. This waste audit provides a hands-on opportunity for students to help UBC progress towards a zero-waste community. Data collected from this audit will allow the AMS to identify current waste practices and how they can be improved. 

THURSDAY FEB 15

3:30PM-5:00PM | NEST PERFORMANCE THEATRE

Food Sovereignty and Community Organizing Workshop

The workshop aims to create a space for discussion and unlearning while highlighting the interconnected challenges of food insecurity, gentrification, white supremacy, and colonialism with an approach rooted in anti-oppression and decolonization. With a focus on community care and justice, we will navigate the intersections of these deeply rooted systemic issues, while acknowledging and valuing the diverse experiences within our collective histories and communities.

FRIDAY FEB 16

11AM – 3PM | NEST MAIN FLOOR AND LOWER ATRIUM

Climate Fest

Join us for a celebration of community at Climate Fest! Discover the amazing work being done by students, faculty, and staff in response to the climate emergency, meet community businesses and organizations, or take a break at the Pot-a-Plant Zone

From 11 AM to 12 PM, Climate Fest will be hosting a Low-Sensory Hour to accommodate a safe and calming environment for neurodivergent guests. During this hour, the event will have natural lights only, minimize noise, and remain scent free!