This year in New England, ACE partnered with Next Step Living (NSL) to train students how to talk about climate change and the importance of energy efficiency through the SEED Program - that stands for Sustainable Energy Education Drive. Students recruited community members to take advantage of the state’s free energy assessments and energy upgrades, provided by NSL.
The NC Climate Justice Summit (NCCJS) was designed to be the first statewide gathering of youth and adult community leaders focused on connecting the dots between social justice issues and climate change.
ACE will be introducing the 2014-2015 Action Fellows from our regions across the country. Read about the Los Angeles Action Fellows below and make sure to check back later to follow their great work this year.
In February 2009, the first ever ACE Assembly was delivered to a handful of students at Mission High School in San Francisco. Over five years and 1.8 million students later, ACE is honored to be the subject of a new study published in the academic journal, Climatic Change.
We’ve heard directly from students, teachers, parents and community leaders that youth in our leadership network are optimistic, courageous and empowered when it comes to creating lasting solutions to climate change in their communities.
Alicia Wong is an ACE Action Fellow who is writing a monthly blog series on her experiences with her fellowship. In September, she wrote about how her club won recycling bins for her school through the Coca-Cola--Keep America Beautiful Bin Grant program.
I had a drive to do something – anything – that would spark a revolution for a better future. Finally, my sophomore year of high school, I found this amazing organization that put the power of the individual into a reality. An organization through which individuals join together in strength and unity to fight the biggest threat to our future: climate change. That organization was ACE.