Environmental Education in Latino Communities: Sharing Experiences is a collection of the exciting work taking place in Latino communities and aims to inspire environmental educators, institutions, and community leaders to develop activities and environmental education programs contextualized to the needs, resources, and objectives of the communities that they serve.
Hear from Daniel Fonseca de Andrade (Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) about “Cities as Opportunities”, a chapter in the forthcoming “Urban Environmental Education Review” book. This chapter and video focus on cities of the global south, which were previously colonized, and share many environmental challenges in their struggles for independence and development.
This publication was created by environmental educators in EECapacity’s 2013 Climate Change EE Project-based Online Learning Community Alliance (POLCA), it includes a needs assessment, research-based approaches, academic standards for social studies, science, and common core, and learner-focused inquiries to help educators advance multidisciplinary climate change programs for K-to-gray learners and teachers.
What is the value of community assets in engaging individuals in urban environmental education? Turning vacant lots into community gardens, restoring old facilities and re-purposing them for environmentally-focused endeavors creates community assets. Hear from Prof. Marianne Krasny of Cornell University.
How can novel experiences teach us about our relationships with ourselves, each other, and all natural beings? Learn more by watching the next video in our Urban EE Colloquium series, featuring Denise Mitten of Prescott College.