Picture every child in America attending a school that is designed to inspire creativity, provoke imagination and sharpen focus…a building that makes them smarter. The Greening of America's Schools Summit will turn this vision into an actionable plan.
From the Redford Center in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council and ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability USA, the 2010 Greening of America's Schools Summit will leverage the interest and opportunities created by the Mayors' Alliance for Green Schools and build on the momentum of the National Green Schools Campaign, which aims to have every child in America attending a green school within this generation. Participants will include U.S. mayors and their superintendents from around the country, invited in city-based teams, as well as leading green designers, educators, artists and green school advocates.
The Green Schools Media Challenge
This is a project of Youth Building Healthy Communities, a campaign where young leaders use their community organizing skills to fight health disparities and improve their neighborhoods. The two winning youth-created video or photo projects will be presented at the Green Schools Summit in November. More...