Sponsored Post - from the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) This post was written by Amanda Masino, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology at Huston-Tillotson University and Faculty Co-Advisor, Green is the New Black. Huston-Tillotson University and National Parks Conservation Association are partners in educating, engaging, and...

Want to get more involved in Austin's local environmental justice movement? Then be sure to check out Huston-Tillotson University's fourth annual "Building Green Justice Forum" on Thursday, September 28th. This year's theme is “Organic Activistology.” At the event, the university will be inviting presenters and participants to reflect on their roles as organic...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin Earth Day Austin proudly announces a new partnership with Huston-Tillotson University as the hosts of Earth Day ATX 2017. After five great years at Mueller Lake Park, Earth Day at Huston-Tillotson creates opportunities to expand, diversify, and engage its...

Guest Post - from Janis Bookout (Outreach Manager for Earth Day Austin) As a mother committed to the end of the climate crisis and as the Outreach Manager for Earth Day Austin, I attended both SXSW Eco and Huston-Tillotson’s Building Green Justice Forum with two objectives...

From Huston-Tillotson University - Huston-Tillotson University will host the third annual Building Green Justice Forum, this year focusing on “Race, Health, and the Environment” from scientific, sociological, political, and historical perspectives. Keynote speakers include Mario Sims, social epidemiologist with the Jackson Heart Study and a professor in...

Food for Black Thought is hosting the following event - "Eating While Young and Black: Dispatches from a Gentrifying City." In Austin and in cities across the United States, Black youth and their families face gentrification, outmigration, displacement, and rebuilding. However, their food experiences are often...

On February 24th, nearly 100 Austinites joined Rainforest Partnership Executive Director Niyanta Spelman, Texas Interfaith Associate Director Yaira Robinson, and Huston-Tillotson student Brittany Foley, as well as Austin Mayor Steve Adler, to discuss what the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement means for Austin at a local...

Green is the New Black, a sustainability-focused student organization at Huston-Tillotson University, is hosting a free film screening on February 10th. Snacks will be provided by the HT Student Government Association. The event is open the general public and will be held in the DL...