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Rider Best

Rider Best Calendar

This guide offers supplemental reading for the Rider BEST program.  If you have any questions regarding Rider University Libraries' resources, please contact  


Sept 23- Week 1: Intro & Orientation 

Sept 30- Week 2: Unpacking Environmental Racism

Oct. 7- Week 3: Pollution (air & ground) and Public Health Impacts

Oct 14 Week 4: Food Insecurity, Food Deserts and access to healthy options

Oct 21 Week 5: Water sources, challenges and infrastructure (impacts of lead for vulnerable communities)

Oct 28 Week 6: Environmental restoration of urban neighborhoods (*Alex Rivera)

Nov 4 Week 7: Urban gardens and composting

Nov 11 Week 8: Sustainable Jersey for Schools & The Youth Climate Movement

Nov. 18 Week 9: Human Impacts and Climate Change

Dec  2 Week 10: Final Reflection