Ecofeminism: an introduction

Each March, the UIUC Women’s Resource Center and YWCA co-sponsor a truly special, if underpublicized event: the Annual Campus Ecofeminism Summit. This year’s keynote speech featured a remarkable guest speaker: LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, the Lakota activist and historian who founded the first anti-DAPL resistance camp in North Dakota last spring. However, despite excitement over […]

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Eat this, not that!

     It’s no secret: what we eat has an impact on the environment. According to the EPA, agriculture accounts for 9% of the United State’s greenhouse gas emissions, and this does not take into account all the resources consumed and waste produced to make the food we consume.1 As much as we might like […]

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Beyond Sacred Stone

LaDonna Brave Bull Allard addressed an intimate group of students and community members in Allen Hall’s Unit One on March 14th .  She was invited to the University for the 7th Annual Ecofeminist Summit as our keynote lecturer.  From the outset of her hour long speech, she is insistent that the role of activist was […]

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Sonified Sustainability Festival

  Sonified Sustainability Festival returns this year from April 20 to the 28 to celebrate Earth Day and the environment! This exciting festival pairs music and the arts with environmental concepts to create a unique experience for all participants. Three artists will be featured on Earth Day, along with an environmental information fair at Krannert […]

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