Site of the 2014 Eco Summit III, we engage regularly with the students in planning this statewide gathering of sustainability-minded college students. (Save the Date: Nov. 1)
Big Car's Andy Fry has been instrumental designing our Youth Power Indiana logo and building the website for our new initiative.
Each school in Carmel has a parent representative who is directly connected and helps each school nourish existing projects and create new ones. We will regularly meet with them to support them to adopt more ambitious projects and procedures.
Organizes Youth Advocacy Day at the Statehouse each year, so that young people can engage with our state leadership in the Statehouse. This year's was January 8th, 2014.
Jim is a member of this statewide organization that brings together formal and informal educators of children. EEAI is actively engaged in writing an Environmental Literacy Plan for Indiana. Jim is assisting on that process, as well as planning both the 2014 and 2015 conferences.
Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana State Department of Health are making an effort to get locally sourced food into schools.
This organization is getting us connected to after school programs that include Boys and Girls Clubs, plus Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, along with curriculum that resides in schools — after the day is done.
Earth Charter Indiana and Youth Power Indiana joined forces with the Going Green Fest to add the Eco Science Fair and Eco Film Fest to the equation. In 2014, around a 1000 people attended, most of them youth, with specific attendance of over 300 for the film fest, and over a 100 students just for the Eco Science Fair. (Save the Date: March 20 & 21, 2015.)
Showcases Jim's climate change game show, The Ain't Too Late Show, each month.
Publisher Michael Vander Sande publishes a wonderful, youth-driven magazine. Our missions are aligned in empowering youth to express themselves.
This locally-owned, independent music store teams up with Jim on his game show visits to schools, offering stickers, t-shirts and other fun stuff for contestants.
Effort to re-imagine climate change adaption mitigation as economic zone opportunities termed “clusters.” We are on the initial planning board for this exciting project that includes sustainability officers from numerous major universities in Indiana and beyond.
This North Carolina effort brought together some 80,000 marchers in February. Now, one of the instigators behind the Moral Monday movement, Reverend Barber, is coming to Indiana to help nourish this movement here. We are on the initial planning board for this exciting project that combines Fusion Politics with Labor Rights, Faith Stewardship and Climate Activism.
We work in partnership on programs with Denise Abdul-Rahman, Environmental Justice Chair of the NAACP.
We will be partnering with them for our first ever Climate Camp, July 21-25.
Youth troupe in Indianapolis concerned about vital issues, including climate change.