Celebrate Earth Day with Fordham Law


Join the Fordham Law community in celebrating the 53rd Earth Day (April 22) through various programs designed to educate and inspire action around themes of environmental justice and protection, climate, and sustainability:

  • Birding with Professor Erichson (Friday, April 21, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Celebrate Earth Day in Central Park by birding with Environmental Law Advocates and Professor Howard Erichson. Attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes and shoes and to bring water. (You can also bring a pair of binoculars!) Register Here

  • Earth Day Speaker: Ayisha Siddiqa (Saturday, April 22, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Hear from climate justice activist and co-founder of Polluters Out Ayisha Siddiqa. (Donuts and coffee will be provided.) The event is organized by Fordham’s Environmental Law Advocates, South Asian Law Students Association, and Muslim Law Students Association, and co-sponsored by Law Students for Climate Accountability. Register Here

  • Institute on Religion, Law & Lawyer’s Work’s New Frontiers of Human Rights Series: The Right to a Healthy Environment  (Monday, April 24, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

The Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer’s Work at Fordham Law will hold its sixth expert panel discussion of the “New Frontiers of Human Rights” seminar series. The conversation, “The Right to a Healthy Environment,” will be presented in partnership with the Center for Research in Politics and Human Rights at Sophia University in Florence, Italy, and the Observatorio de Derechos Humanos at Universidad de Valladolid in Spain. Register Here

Also check out the Earth Week Initiatives organized by Fordham University’s Center for Community Engaged Learning:

Community organizations around the Bronx are seeking volunteers to help with tree plantings, tree care, community gardens, and other urban green spaces. Come and learn about projects going on in our area and the organizations coordinating them.

The Summit will welcome guests to the Rose Hill campus who will join Fordham students, faculty and staff to learn about the global fight for climate and environmental justice, engage with community organizations and groups doing the work locally, and identify ways to take action now. The event is sponsored by Fordham University’s Center for Community Engaged Learning and Laudato Si’ Sustainability Council. RSVP Here



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