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Convenings
 

Fossil Fuel Divestment/Carbon pricing
Spring, 2017

We're bringing together student leaders from colleges and universities to hear successful divestment strategies, build the economic case for divestment, and make connections between divestment campaigns and a growing call for institutions of higher education to support carbon pricing. See our convening agenda.

Save Our Skins
Spring, 2016

Student retreat participants developed the Save Our Skins campaign, educating fellow students on the dangers of toxic chemicals allowed in the vast majority of personal and beauty care products. Learn more about their campaign.

Half Calf Campaign
Fall, 2015

Student retreat participants developed the Half Calf campaign, calling on their campuses to cut beef consumption in half and replace it with more sustainable meats to cut carbon emissions, save money, and promote a healthier student body.  Learn more about their campaign.

 

 

 

 

 

Problems of the scale we face will require widespread cultural change: deep shifts in our values and how we view the world, followed by individual changes in the ways we live and growing participation to push for systemic change. 

We work with the movement builders of the next generation, young people bringing their idealism, intelligence, and innovation to the task of winning progress on their campuses and in their communities. These are the emerging leaders that will serve as a bridge to a more sustainable future.

While this generation may be more virtually connected than any other, we believe that shared experiences and face-to-face interaction remain a vital part of building movements. We bring young leaders from regional colleges and universities and local community members to convenings on Longhaul Farm, creating opportunities to experience sustainable living, learn from each other, build personal relationships, and strengthen campus change campaigns.