Engage, Connect, Protect
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Building environmental strength through a diversity of youth


  • Author is founder and CEO of the Greening Youth Foundation
  • African-Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans are far more likely to be impacted by environmental degradation and have been largely left out of the discussion around conservation and land stewardship
  • The environmental movement has not been inclusive in its platforms, concerns and cultural perspectives
  • This book is the untold story of the crucial work that is being done by a unique, hopeful and creative movement activating a new generation of environmental stewards
  • Explains how publicizing the positive effects of connecting to nature and healthy living is leading more young people of color into careers in natural resource management
  • A larger political statement about the urgency to create a workforce in these communities as well as and education about the resources that already exist
  • A roadmap for understanding how America is creating environmental leaders in communities that sit far outside the stereotypical upper-middle-class white liberal enclaves
  • Explores solutions that are working in communities of color
  • Includes a new database of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Institutions and Universities and Tribal Colleges along with their areas of focus in the book.

Audience:
Entrepreneurs, diverse communities, educators, environmental employers, municipalities, youth workers, community development workers, non-profits, youth employment organizations.

Regional interest
Georgia, New Jersey

International
Provides a model for international development.

Countries of interest
Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana and South Africa


Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: The New Paradigm for Environmental Consciousness
Chapter 2: Environmental Jargon Creates Exclusion
Chapter 3: Nature as Healer
Chapter 4: Activating a New Generation
Chapter 5: Careers
Chapter 6: Going International
Chapter 7: Changing the Culture
Chapter 8: Culturally Relevant Curriculum

Appendix 1: Environmental Organizations Led by People of Color
Appendix 2: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Appendix 3: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Appendix 4: Tribal Colleges and Universities

Index
About the Authors
A note about the Publisher

Subjects

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Published 01 January 2021
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EAN13 9781897408452
Language English
Document size 617 MB

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