“I want us to eventually be a strong network of peers and leaders in our fields. I want our reputation to be that we lift each other up (and all people, regardless of if they're DDCSP alums or not), always have each other's backs and we're all really good at what we do." ~Dyaami D'Orazio DDCSP UW Alumni


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Scholars reflect cross-cultural backgrounds and perspectives, and come from as far as the islands of Hawaii to the rocky coastlines of Maine.

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Upcoming Events

March 2, 1:00 pm EST - March 4, 4:00 pm EST

To interrupt the cycle of oppression we will need to recognize how we were hurt and commit to heal from internalized messages of discouragement, helplessness, or powerlessness. Giving up, waiting, or resentfully going it alone are no longer our only options. When we reconnect to our inherent human capacity to heal, we can and will stop the cycle of oppression. 

March 2, 8:30 pm EST - March 11, 8:30 pm EST

 Welcome to the 2021 Agroecological City event! Come join urban farmers, food and farming justice advocates, policy makers, educators, community organizers, and engaged citizens to share strategies for strengthening our urban food and farming systems.

Through panel discussions and break-out sessions over two weeks, you will engage in active conversation and learning about critical aspects of food and farming in the East Bay and beyond.

March 3, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST

In response to the confluence of ecological, economic, and social crises associated with colonial and neo-colonial food systems, agroecology and sustainable food system education initiatives have emerged in institutes of higher education and popular social movements across the globe. 

From Our Blog

We’re starting off our 2021 POLLEN season with a little bit of futurism…Afrofuturism that is. Black History Month, Black Future Month, Black Panther the movie, Black Panthers the people, Octavia Butler, and N.K. Jemisin all have us thinking about alternate endings. 

Digital Library

The Digital Library is a collection of Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) alumni contributions as well as contributors outside of the network. Here you will find archived digital programming and other digital media. Filter by media type and topic. If you are DDCSP alumni, you have the ability to add digital media to the collection. If you are outside of the network and would like to contribute, please contact us.

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