The Polar Post — Social Sustainability

Why Pronouns are Important

Posted by Damien Hardy on

By not using the pronoun someone tells us to use, we rob unique individuals of their right to self-expression. There is a need to actively learn to ensure we create an inclusive environment for our nonbinary, genderfluid, gender non-conforming, and trans friends.

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What Is Social Sustainability?

Posted by Devina Anglingdarma on

People associate sustainability mainly with economics and the eco-friendliness of a system. But do you know that social sustainability is?

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The Truth Behind Deaf Culture and Accessibility

Posted by Devina Anglingdarma on

Nyle DiMarco is an actor and the winner of Dancing with the Stars 2016. He graduated from Gauladette University with a degree in mathematics. After his rise to fame, he becomes an advocate for the Deaf Community. In his Tedtalk in 2018, as a fourth-generation Deaf man in his family, he considers himself lucky. From the moment he was born, Nyle got language access and education tailored for the Deaf. As a result, he has the support and accessibilities he needed to flourish. He always felt like he grew up like others in any ordinary household in the States -...

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