Tag Archives: Environment

eeWORKS: Demonstrating the Power of Environmental Education

Participants will be joined by NAAEE’s very own Executive Director, Judy Braus, as well as two esteemed environmental education researchers: Dr. Nicole Ardoin and Alison Bowers. This dynamite team will be discussing our eeWORKS project, which is a research-to-practice initiative designed to demonstrate the impact of environmental education for achieving key outcomes. Register now... Read more

2017 Built Environment Symposium

​Science informs us that our perceptual engagement with the environment, including the built environment, is enacted at the most basic level as a multisensory “whole-organism experience.” This symposium, hosted by the Driehaus Foundation, will explore the inevitable shift of perspective from the “object” of design to the “experience” of those inhabiting the built forms, and consider the implications for the practice of architecture. It will be hosted at The University Club of Chicago. Registration opens August 17. Learn more... Read more

Healthy Places for Healthy People

Healthy Places for Healthy People engages with community leaders and health care partners to create walkable, healthy, economically vibrant downtowns and neighborhoods that can improve health, protect the environment, and support economic growth. Communities are invited to apply for a new round of planning assistance from Healthy Places for Healthy People. The application deadline October 25. Learn more and apply... Read more

Local Foods, Local Places

Local Foods, Local Places supports locally led, community-driven efforts to protect air and water quality, preserve open space and farmland, boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote childhood wellness. Communities are invited to apply for a new round of planning assistance from Local Foods, Local Places. The application deadline October 25. Learn more and apply... Read more

Go Far, Walk Together: Community Engagement as Transformative Practice

This NAAEE monthly webinar will present three representatives of the Center for Whole Communities: Co-Director of Field & Network Development, Mohamad Chakaki; Program Manager, Joshua Carrera; and Organizational Development and Programs Co-Director, Ginny McGinn (facilitator). Center for Whole Communities exists to cultivate transformative leadership that weaves together and strengthens movements for justice and the environment. Register now... Read more
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