Writer Mark Arax Explores California Water Issues in Pitzer College’s 2019 Sullivan Lecture
January 23, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Award-winning journalist and California water historian Mark Arax will deliver the 2019 John D. Sullivan Memorial Lecture at Pitzer College on February 15. Drawing on his forthcoming book, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Dust and Water Across California, Arax will explore California’s complicated relationship to water, ranging from the state’s century-old water [Read More...]
Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy Wins Design Award for Sustainability
November 1, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College and the design team at Carrier Johnson + CULTURE were recognized with an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles Design Award in the category for sustainability (COTE LA).
Pitzer’s Redford Conservancy Speaker Calls for a Climate Justice Movement
October 5, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College presents "People on the Move: Organizing for Climate Justice," a lecture by political scientist Dr. Hahrie Han.
Lecture Video: Hahrie Han: “People on the Move: Organizing for Climate Change”
October 1, 2018
Hahrie Han, Professor of Political Science at UCSB, examines what a social movement is and why we need it to solve the power problems that underlie climate injustice. She then examines ways to organize constituencies that build their power.
Seeding the Future: The Robert Redford Conservancy
July 12, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy opens the doors of its new home The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College began its first climate justice workshop under a ring of coast live oaks on a rainy Saturday morning in March. There were 35 participants, a daylong agenda and not a whiteboard in sight. [Read More...]
Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy Earns Top LEED Rating for Green Building
June 1, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (June 1, 2018)—Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a globally recognized symbol of excellence in green building. The Redford Conservancy joins a slate of green buildings on Pitzer’s [Read More...]