Tag Archive: Environmental Science for Social Change

Community-based research in environmental justice through Jesuit institutions

Pedro Walpole SJ How do communities share their hopes and actions for change? Communities who are marginalized have a very different thought process to those actively engaging with change. Communities, when gathered, are often a disunity of people who happen…
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The best key is always education

Apu Palamguwan Cultural Educational Center (APC): the name refers to an Elder Pulangiyēn who envisaged that his “children could write down their story.” This organization is a Jesuit work, in relationship with ESSC (Environmental Science for Social Change), implementing a comprehensive…
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Building with bamboo, building with community

APC shares this story from Jesuits Global after a visit by Fr Pierre Bélanger SJ to Bendum in January 2020 where he spoke with the youth and APC staff and the various activities they engage in towards caring for our…
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Furniture carpentry with Upper Pulangi youth in northern Mindanao, Philippines

By Arnel Santander Eleven youth participants from different villages in Upper Pulangi, Bukidnon in northern Mindanao, Philippines recently completed a four-week furniture carpentry course with finished wood products tha included 11 workbenches, four storage chests, seven standard-sized window frames, and…
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