24 Aug '11, 2pm

Who is leading the Green Movement at HBCUs? Introducing: the new class of Green For All College Ambassadors

Who is leading the Green Movement at HBCUs? Introducing: the new class of Green For All College Ambassadors

I can confidently say the green movement is fully underway at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)! This is a big deal because most HBCUs are located in communities disproportionately impacted by climate change and poverty. And in the past, HBCU students have been under-informed about these issues and have not been significantly engaged around developing solutions to economic and environmental crises. Today, HBCU students from all around the country are building a student-led movement to ensure their communities do not remain on the margins of the sustainability movement. On August 19th through August 21st, Green For All brought 30 student leaders from 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities together in Washington, D.C. for the 2nd Green For All College Ambassador training. The program kicked off with a keynote address by award-winning journalist, s...

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