Keynote at Leeds Arts University Symposium

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Maxwell wil give a keynote address at The Expanding Communities of Sustainable Practice Symposium in October 2021.

“continuing the dialogue on how to expand communities of sustainable practice within and beyond art and design schools. Given the need for art and design education to transform its mode of operating in times of massive ecological crises, the symposium is an opportunity to learn from cases of good practice, obtain feedback on one’s initiatives and to network with others who are eager to make art and design education an effective advocate of sustainable practice.

Communities of sustainable practice are groups or networks of educators, designers, artists, craftspeople, researchers and students who aim to place sustainability concerns at the heart of their practice. Through the symposium we want to provide a space for people involved in such initiatives to effectively network and strategise together in order to enhance the positive impact and reach of what they do.”

The event takes place online on 14th & 15th October 2021 hosted by Leeds Arts University.

Tickets for the symposium will be available from September.

You can find out more here.

Summer 2021 Activities Flyer

Reconnecting BAMER communities to green spaces for health and wellbeing.

Its Summer 2021 and we are hosting a range of exciting activities with groups across Sheffield!

We have started work with six groups and our environmental themes for our project are; Air Pollution, Foraging, Climate Change and Farm Visits.

For more information please contact our office on 0114 258 3714.

You can download our flyer.

Our work is made possible with support from DEFRA, The Green Recovery Challenge Fund and The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to reconnect Black and ethnic minority communities to the natural environment!

Racism in the Environment Sector

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Racism in the Environment Sector: Building Momentum for Change

Green Alliance in June 2021 hosted an online event on racism in the environment sector featuring Maxwell from SEM.

The event was chaired by Ravina Singh, UK cities senior engagement officer, CDP and other Speakers were :

• Sarah Mukherjee, CEO, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
• Anneka Deva, partnerships & comms director, Enrol Yourself
• Rebecca Munro, executive director of fundraising and communications, RSPB