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Center for Environment, Community, and Equity

Research and action towards a more just and sustainable world.

Center for Environment, Community, and Equity

The Center for Environment, Community, and Equity (CECE) is the cross-campus home for American University’s work on the environment. CECE incubates innovative ideas, generates impactful and equitable actions and programming, and works to prepare a more diverse and inclusive next generation of thought leaders to advance a just transition to global sustainability.

CECE builds on American University’s longstanding strengths in environmental protection and social justice. Here, you can learn more about the path-breaking research of our faculty, students, and research centers, explore our innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs, stay up to date on environmental events on campus, and come to know our award-winning green campus. Welcome!

Program Areas

American University is a world leader in environmental, sustainability, and social justice education. We offer graduate, undergraduate, and certificate options in the environmental sciences, social sciences, communications, and humanities.

Food & Agriculture Justice

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A Sustainable DC

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Seeing Climate

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Environmental Antiracism

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Communicating for Change

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Campus Sustainability

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Adaptation & Development

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SPA Center for Environmental Policy Hosts Panel on Climate Adaptation and Development

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