Activism in New Paltz: New Paltz Pride / Students for Sustainable Agriculture

Name

New Paltz Pride

What They Do

New Paltz Pride is the premiere LGBTQ+ student organization on campus committed to uniting and fostering a safe space for members of the LGBTQ+ community in New Paltz. The group seeks to end all stigma and oppression relating to LGBTQ+ identity “such as; homophobia, transphobia, racism, heterosexism, classism, housing displacement, access to healthcare, etc.,” according to New Paltz ENGAGE.

How to Get Involved

Meetings are held every Monday in SUB 407 at 8 p.m. Additionally, regularly hosted events are advertised on the organization’s Instagram and Facebook group. This past Tuesday at 8 p.m. in SUB 331, New Paltz Pride hosted their E-board meeting for interested students looking to get more involved with the club.

Who to Contact

You may email New Paltz Pride at pridepaltz@gmail.com. Students can also follow their Instagram @newpaltzpride and join their Facebook group @newpaltzpride to learn more. 

Name

Students for Sustainable Agriculture (SUSAG)

What They Do

Students for Sustainable Agriculture is a student-run club with goals to raise awareness of sustainable farming methods, sustainable food and food sovereignty on campus as well as in local communities with hopes to “gain autonomy within the current economic and political system,” according to New Paltz ENGAGE. The organization also has a micro-farm on campus that members tend to year-round. 

How to Get Involved

The organization does not host regularly scheduled meetings but do occasionally meet on Thursdays at 7 p.m. in Lecture Center 113. Additionally, the club meets at the campus micro-farm, greenhouse and at local farms and potlucks.

Who to Contact

You may email them at npsustainableag@gmail.com and follow their Instagram @newpaltz.susag and Facebook @newplatz.susag.

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Morgan Hughes is a second-year Digital Media Management and English: Creative Writing major. This is her first semester on The Oracle. She is also the Facebook Content Manager for the newspaper’s accompanying magazine The Teller. Her favorite articles to write are in Arts and Entertainment.