This year, we are partnering with the Newcomers Access Center (NAC) to promote their donation drive. How it works: We will take your used items and turn them in to ACTS, a local thrift store. ACTS will then give 100% of the net proceeds from your donation directly to the Newcomers Access Center (NAC). ToContinue reading “Donate Used Items”
Looking for ways to reduce your ecological footprint? Want to get educated about sustainable living? Then this guide is for you! In this Guide to Sustainable Living, we bring you facts and figures about sustainability as well as tips and tricks to help you reduce your environmental impact. The guide covers four areas of sustainableContinue reading “Guide to Sustainable Living”
The numbers don’t lie: the Earth is getting warmer. We’ve already warmed the Earth by 1°C, and are on track to reach more than 3° of warming unless we make significant changes. That might seem like a small number, but it’s a big deal. Scientists recently warned that we must reverse course in the next 12Continue reading “This Year’s Theme”
Join us on October 24 for a celebration of UN Day 2019 hosted in conjunction with our partners Pomona Valley UNA and the Pomona College Department of International Studies!Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6 – 8 PM Edmunds Ballroom, 170 E. 6th St., Pomona College STUDENT RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed andContinue reading “What are the “SDGs?””
End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. Whoa. The Sustainable Development Goals are important, world-changing objectives that will require cooperation among governments, international organizations and world leaders. It seems impossible that the average person can make an impact. Should you just give up? No! Change starts with you. Seriously. Every human on earth—even the mostContinue reading “What can you do to Promote the SDGs in your Daily Life?”
Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” including its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets was adopted on 25 September 2015 by Heads of State and Government at a special UN summit. The Agenda is a commitment to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development by 2030 world-wide, ensuring that no oneContinue reading “What is the 2030 Agenda?”