Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date June 6, 2016
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STARS v2.0

California State University, Los Angeles
EN-9: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Taffany Lim
Senior Director
Center for Engagement, Service, & the Public Good
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Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “supportive”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s supportive sustainability partnership(s) with the local community:

1) Engineering created an aquaponics tank which is now housed at the local nonprofit (El Arca - for the developmentally disabled) to teach the students there about sustainable gardening.
2) Engineering students also created wheelchair accessible garden beds for the El Arca residents.

This project began in summer 2015 and continues today.
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Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “collaborative”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's collaborative sustainability partnership(s):

Cal State LA students from nutrition science, kinesiology, music, TV/Film, biology and engineering, have teamed together to create a rooftop garden for the residents of the LA Women's Mission. Engineering students built the rooftop garden and are finishing a sprinkler system, biology students taught residents how to grow their own vegetables, nutrition science students are assisting with recipes and cooking techniques. TV/Film are documenting the process. Music students provide live performances to reduce stress. Public health students offer informational health fairs
This collaboration began in 2014 and continues today.


Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “transformative”?:
No

A brief description of the institution's transformative sustainability partnership(s) with the local community:
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A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with distant (i.e. non-local) communities:

N/A


The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:

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