Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.30
Liaison Scott Morgan
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Evergreen State College, The
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Sam Alfieri
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Thurston County Food Bank/Campus Food Bank Satellite Program

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

Its founding and ongoing support are made possible through a community partnership between the Thurston County Food Bank in downtown Olympia, the Center for Community-Based Learning and Action at the Evergreen State College, the Evergreen Campus Food Coalition, TESC Division of Student Affairs, and Aramark (the campus food service vendor). Volunteers, location, and donations are made possible through partnering with Evergreen.

http://thurstoncountyfoodbank.org/satellite-locations/
http://www.evergreen.edu/communitybasedlearning/campusfoodbank.htm


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Farmworker Justice Day/Jose Gomez Farmworker Justice Day/Farm Workers Union

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

The agenda for Farm Workers Justice Day April 24, 2019 was created as a tribute to Jose Gomez. The events are organized to bring farmworker voices to the Evergreen campus to educate and involve students and community members in the critical issues farmworkers face.

https://www.evergreen.edu/communitybasedlearning/farmworker-justice-day

https://www.farmworkerjustice.org/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Community to Community (C2C)

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Short-term project or event

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):

New Student Orientation Action Day was organized in collaboration with United Way’s Day of Caring. Students got to know local organizations and each other. 251 students served at 16 off campus organization sites for C2C Day of Caring 2017, for a total of 753 volunteer hours. New Student programs coordinated on campus service with a total of 458 students.


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:

NW Eco-Building Guild, GRuB, Nisqually Land Trust, Curriculum for the Bioregion, Freedom Farmers at Muirhead Farm, Kiwanis Food Bank Garden, Olympia Food Co-Op, Olympia Seed Exchange, People for Puget Sound, WashPirg, Capitol Land Trust, Kiwanis Food Bank Garden, Native Plant Salvage, Puget Sound Restoration Fund, South Sound Beach Naturalists, Hands-On Children's Museum


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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