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Earth Week 2021

 

Earth Week 2021: April 19-22

Earth Week 2021 Poster

Local SMC Events

Extra Credit: To receive extra credit from your professor for these SMC events you must submit a knowledge check. The deadline to submit the knowledge check is Tuesday (4/28) at 11:59 p.m.

You will have to login to your online SMC account to access the knowledge check. (Same login you use for Canvas, your SMC Google account, and most of SMC’s online services).

The user name would be your official SMC email: doe_john@student.smc.edu

Earth Week 2021: Environmental Activism

April 19–22, 2021

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. daily*

*Thursday’s event runs from 11 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

Hosted by SMC Eco-Action Club

“Only if we understand, can we care. Only if we care, we will help. Only if we help, we shall be saved.” - Jane Goodall

The first step in fighting climate change is learning about it. Santa Monica College is hosting a week of 100% remote and free daily events to honor Earth Day and spread awareness. Check with your professors to see if you can gain extra credit for attendance.

ALL EVENTS

(Sign Up Link) First sign up for each event you want to attend.

Questions: ecoaction.club.smc@gmail.com

Monday, April 19

(April 19 Zoom Link) Defining environmental activism for the modern world.

Tuesday, April 20

(April 20 Zoom Link) Documentary Screening- "Disobedience"-a 2016 film revolving around environmental movements around the world fighting against the use of fossil fuels- by 350.org.

Wednesday, April 21

Zoom link- Inter-Club Panel on Environmental Activism. Clubs like Amnesty International SMC,Club Grow, Wistem, SMC Scriptwriting and SMC Pre - Health Association will share their views on environmental justice from their sphere of work and discuss it from a multidimensional perspective. 

Thursday, April 22

April 22 Zoom linkGuest Speaker , Cris Guitierez (Climate Corps Program Director) from CASM speaking about the multigenerational view of activism. 

Extra Credit

Students earning extra credit must sign up (same link as above)They will be asked a few questions relating to each event they participate in. If you answer enough questions right, your name will be sent to your professor for extra credit. 

National Events

  • Earth Day Live is hosting three days of virtual events including teach-ins, concerts, and divestment opportunities.
  • 50 Actions for 50 Years encourages us to commit to everyday actions which will help ensure a habitable future.

Earth Week Videos

Earth Week 2017

Earth Week 2016

Earth Week 2015