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Wednesday, 11 July 2012 13:56

RE-AMP Community Mentorship Program Update

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Research and outreach for the RE-AMP Community Mentorship Program is in full swing as we enter July. From my experience at the RE-AMP annual meeting, reading survey responses and hearing from people during listening sessions, it is apparent that the RE-AMP community and young leaders are excited about the opportunity to collaborate across generations to build a stronger Midwest climate movement.

Published in Midwest
Thursday, 31 May 2012 10:08

Green Jobs Put Americans Back to Work

This May, I had the opportunity to attend the Good Jobs Green Jobs Regional Midwest Conference in Detroit, Michigan. It is hosted by Blue Green Alliance, which is a coalition of labor unions and environmental organizations working to build “a cleaner, fairer and more competitive American economy."

Published in Midwest

The Will Steger Foundation is kicking off the summer with research to develop and launch an innovative mentorship program within the RE-AMP network that connects youth climate leaders with veteran staff from climate-focused non-profit organizations across the Midwest.

Mentorship is defined as a mutually beneficial learning relationship between two people that involves caring, commitment and trust. This project, which received grant funding through the RE-AMP Strategic Initiative Fund, aims to build egalitarian and intergenerational relationships that allow both participants to gain powerful new insights and perspectives.

Published in Climate News
The Minnesota Youth Environmental Network recently hosted the First Annual Spring Gathering, bringing youth leaders from across the state together to connect, learn new skills, and share stories about the work our generation is doing to create a sustainable future.
Published in Local (Minnesota)

On Friday, April 27th, over eighty middle and high school students from across the state of Minnesota gathered at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus for the YEA! MN Student Sustainability Summit.  The energy, maturity, and inquisitiveness the students brought to the event was inspiring.  I felt extremely privileged to be working with and getting to know these brilliant future leaders of Minnesota!

Published in Local (Minnesota)
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