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We assist communities, businesses, governments and non-profit organizations to develop in sustainable ways. We support the efforts of our outreach programs to integrate sustainability into the community. We support research that expands the understanding and practice of sustainability. We promote public dialogue on sustainability.

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Environmental Clubs at USF

Club:Net Impact Undergraduate Chapter
Contact:netimpactusf@gmail.com
 

President: Kelly Cook  kecook@dons.usfca.edu
Description: Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization with a mission is to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. Net Impact members are current and emerging leaders interested in Corporate Social Responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, and environmental sustainability who are actively improving the world.

Meetings :Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm

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Club:The Larger Rubber Bike Club
Contact: largerrubber@usfca.edu
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Club:The Outdoor and Environmental Education Club
Contacts:
Co-president - Becca Shanfield: rashanfield@dons.usfca.edu
Co-president - Elyssa Bairstow: enbairstow@usfca.edu
Description: The USF Outdoors Club aims to educate students on our environment with the ultimate goal of encouraging them to become environmental stewards.  We believe that direct exposure to our environment is key in educating ourselves and others.  Thus, we are actively involved in projects such as ecological restoration, beach clean-ups, environmental film showings, and also go camping, hiking, and biking.

Meetings: Wednesdays in Parina Lounge at 8 pm

Club: USF Market Stand/ Garden Project
Meetings: 11:30-1:30 Market in Harney Every Thursday
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http://usfgardenproject.wordpress.com/


Club: Back to the Roots
Contacts: backtodaroots@gmail.com
Brittany Rowles : blrowles@usfca.edu
Heather Hamilton : hmhamilton@usfca.edu
Bobby Groves : rlgroves@usfca.edu
Description: Back to the Roots is an urban gardening club that focuses on environmental and social justice issues that surround food, which include but are not limited to: fair trade, permaculture, community gardens, edible playgrounds, and homesteads. We hope to foster healthy self-reliant lifestyles both at a local and regional level with USF students, faculty, and staff along with the greater San Francisco and Northern California region. Back to the Roots does many campus-oriented programs during the week, community service activities on weekends, and camping trips each semester for a year-round growth of the human being, community, and consciousness.

Meeting Time and Place: Thursdays | 7pm | Parina lounge (Location may vary, please join our email list to be notified of upcoming meeting places, as well as other events on the weekend.)

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