“The solutions of tomorrow are not stashed behind the walls of bureaucracy or political halls. They are in the minds of engineers, designers, innovators, researchers, environmentalists, geographers and other spirited individuals. ”

Stuart Barea, 18


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2018 Summer Institute-July 9-12, 2018

The 2018 CELF Summer Institute was an energizing intensive 4-day workshop, mobilizing participants to “Be the Spark” as change agents in their schools and education centers. Keynote speakers Reverend Doctor Gerald Durley and Laughlin Artz shared their experiences as agents of change in the climate change movement. Oren Pizmony-Levy’s keynote discussion “Thinking Global, Teaching Local: Sustainability and Education in NYC” illustrated how the NYC Public Schools are incorporating Education for Sustainability in their curriculum and classrooms.

Citizen Science in NYC School Communities Student Symposium: April 26, 2018

The Citizen Science Student Symposium was an exciting opportunity to view Air Quality Citizen Science projects connected to environmental health impacts in local NYC communities.  Students and teachers from schools throughout NYC shared their AirBeam data and pollution prevention plans they developed as a result of their findings during CELF's program. 

Westchester Walk for Water: April 21, 2018 at Pace University in Pleasantville, NY

A collaboration between CELF's Student Ambassadors and Pace University, the Walk drew awareness to the global water crisis and raised funds to provide LifeStraw® Community filters to places in need. Student Ambassadors and Pace University students simulated the trek that many women and girls around the world make daily to collect water. Learn more