The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainability Initiative (JEDSI) seeks to examine the relationship between social inequalities, lived experiences, and environmental outcomes.  To this end, JEDSI currently focuses on eight primary areas of research, teaching, and practice:

  1. Environmental History
  2. Nature, Outdoor Experiences, Attitudes, and Perceptions
  3. Environmental Inequalities, Resilience, and Sustainability
  4. Food and Farming:  Access, Sovereignty, Food Justice
  5. Institutional Diversity, Transparency, and Workforce Dynamics
  6. Diversity Pathway Programming
  7. New Horizons in Conservation Conference
  8. Mentoring and Profiles of Environmental Professionals of Color.