Resource/Reference Materials

This page contains several “resource/reference materials” that you may use when supporting your positions in you essays. We strongly suggest that you use these materials and other sources that are fact-based and peer-reviewed. We do our best to provide access to reputable sources, but we ask that you practice critical thinking when synthesizing and discussing source materials.

Title of ResourceLink to ResourceResource Description
The 17 Goalshttps://sdgs.un.org/goalsThese are the 17 SDGs. Click on each goal for more details.
Global Goals Campainshttps://www.globalgoals.org/actionThis page highlights some of world’s initiatives to address the 17 SDGs.
Newshttps://www.globalgoals.org/newsThis page highlights specific issues related to the 17 SDGs.
PLOS ONEhttps://journals.plos.org/plosone/This website is an online journal with peer reviewed articles from a variety of subject and disciplines.
Climate Actionhttps://www.un.org/en/climatechange/youth-summit.shtmlThis page highlights the ideas and activities addressed at the UN Youth Summit from 2019.
The Press-Enterprisehttps://www.pe.com/This website is our local news paper. Many of the local issues/challenges are written about and posted here by journalists/reporters.
The Digital Dialogue Serieshttps://spark.adobe.com/page/BKdUQCMyYyJbJ/On this page you will find the first recorded discussion between international professionals titled “Justice and Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict”.
UNHCRhttps://www.unhcr.org/en-us/This is the homepage for the United Nations Refugee Agency. For more information please see the “What We Do” link.
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflicthttps://www.un.org/en/observances/end-sexual-violence-in-conflict-dayThis page provides stories and resources regarding what is being done to eliminate sexual violence in conflict.
Model UNhttps://www.un.org/en/munThis page explains what Model UN is and provides details about how it works and potential benefits.
Science Dailyhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/“ScienceDaily features breaking news about the latest discoveries in science, health, the environment, technology, and more — from leading universities, scientific journals, and research organizations.”
-Dan & Michele Hogan
Global Climate Changehttps://climate.nasa.gov/This link will take you to NASA’s site focused on climate change and planetary evidence.
Water Education Foundation: Inland Empirehttps://www.watereducation.org/inland-empireThis site explains the water supply for the many cities in the Inland Empire.
Center for Social Justicehttps://neacsjpd.org/about-us/This page explains the purpose and mission of the center, which is part of the National Education Association (NEA).
Empowering Leaders with Location Intelligencehttps://www.esri.comThis page provides a brief overview of the potential uses of GIS to inform sustainable development.
Racial Equity/GIS Tools to Address Racial Inequitieshttps://www.esri.com/en-us/racial-equity/overviewThis page provides brief overviews of how GIS can be used to identify inequities in society.
Santa Ana Watershed Associationhttp://www.sawatershed.org/This website explains services and information focused on preserving the Santa Ana Watershed, which stretches through San Bernadino, Riverside, and Orange County.
Sustainable Development Solutions Networkhttps://www.unsdsn.org/The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, “promote[s] integrated approaches to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, through education, research, policy analysis, and global cooperation.”
This list above will be continuously updated (Last 10/10/2020).

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