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Foresight Prep at Oberlin is a summer, pre-college/college preparatory enrichment program focused on sustainability and leadership development. For high school students concerned about issues of environmental sustainability and social equity, interested in pursuing careers as changemakers or creating social change across business, government in the nonprofit sector. Exploration of potential education and career paths. Networking with established leaders and practitioners. Focus on sustainable business, food (including food security, food access, local foods, agribusiness, etc.) and Essential Resources (energy, water and land, including stormwater runoff, green infrastructure, energy efficiency, advanced energy, green buildings, environmental justice, climate justice, climate change and more). For high school students, youth. Scholarship support for students of color, low income, promoting geographic, economic and racial diversity in environmental and sustainability movements. Collaboration between Oberlin College and Foresight Design Initiative, respected leaders in experiential and social-change oriented education. 

SOCIAL JUSTICE  |  CLIMATE CHANGE  |  Leadership

The Power of YOU: Foresight Prep @ Oberlin is an intensive, pre-college institute for high school students passionate about social equity and the environment. We facilitate hands-on seminars designed to empower motivated high school students to take action on urgent issues, and a year-round network connecting alumni with real world changemakers.


2017 COURSES 

The Power of Cities: Urban Sustainability and Resilience June 18-July 1 Help cities face urgent challenges like climate change, and meet the needs of people and communities. More...

The Power of Cities:
Urban Sustainability and Resilience
June 18-July 1
Help cities face urgent challenges like climate change, and meet the needs of people and communities. More...

The Power of the Arts:  Creative Responses to Climate Change June 18–July 1 Engage climate injustice and inaction with multidisciplinary output: To spur action, incite dialogue, or simply express emotion. More... 

The Power of the Arts: 
Creative Responses to Climate Change

June 18–July 1
Engage climate injustice and inaction with multidisciplinary output: To spur action, incite dialogue, or simply express emotion. More... 

The Power of Movements: Social Justice & Organizing July 2-July 15 or July 16-July 29 Explore the relationship between identity, power, and methods for taking action, and building broader movements. More...

The Power of Movements:
Social Justice & Organizing

July 2-July 15 or July 16-July 29
Explore the relationship between identity, power, and methods for taking action, and building broader movements. More...

The Power of Food: Building a Sustainable Food System July 2–July 15 Our current food system harms the planet, while millions go hungry. Create change, from the farm, to the hood, and your plate. More...   

The Power of Food:
Building a Sustainable Food System

July 2–July 15
Our current food system harms the planet, while millions go hungry. Create change, from the farm, to the hood, and your plate. More... 
 

The Power of Business: Driving Value, Driving Change July 16–July 29 Leverage enterprise to transform capitalism, distribute resources equitably, and protect the environment. More... 

The Power of Business:
Driving Value, Driving Change

July 16–July 29
Leverage enterprise to transform capitalism, distribute resources equitably, and protect the environment. More... 

The Power of Communications: Communicating the New, Communicating You July 16–July 29 Write and speak more effectively for college and career success, and for social impact, working with local nonprofit clients! More...

The Power of Communications:
Communicating the New, Communicating You

July 16–July 29
Write and speak more effectively for college and career success, and for social impact, working with local nonprofit clients! More...



I learned a lot about leadership, sustainability and myself.
I found myself challenged and empowered to create change.
                                                                           —Past Participant

 

Foresight Prep @ Oberlin is a collaboration between Foresight Design Initiative and Oberlin College,
based upon shared commitments to sustainability, diversity and holistic and experiential education.


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Questions? I'm Jenny Goldsmith, Program Manager at Foresight Prep. I would be happy to answer any inquiries you might have. I'm generally in the office 9-5 (central time) and strive to respond to emails within 1 working day, if not sooner. Feel free to be in touch!

(773) 271-1990
Jenny@foresightdesign.org