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2016 Highlights

Summer 2016

Student Elisa Tunac (Essential Resources '15) tours the Westerly Wastewater Treatment Plant, Cleveland
I look at the world and my community in a whole new light. I am completely inspired to spread the word, go talk to community leaders, and learn about work in other neighborhoods. I have so many ideas for how to create change!

By the Numbers

  • 6 transformative, 2-week seminars, doubling last year's offerings;
  • 6 urgent topics: The Future of Business, Cities, Food, Communications, Movements & the Arts;
  • 65 students, from as nearby as the program's home base in Oberlin, OH, and as far away as Pakistan;
  • 48 guest speakers from business, government and the nonprofit sector;
  • 8 day-long field trips to more than 25 inspiring initiatives in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio;
  • 11 innovative, student-generated strategies for a more sustainable future, developing students as leaders prepped for college and career success. 

Impact

Sustainability Insight

91% of students agreed the program increased their understanding of the systemic nature of sustainability issues, with 97% agreeing it increased their knowledge of effective strategies for creating change.

Leadership

94% of students agreed the program helped them identify and articulate their leadership potential.

Diversity

62% of students were people of color, a 20% increase from 2015. 80% of all students received some form of financial assistance to enable their participation. 100% of students agreed the program helped them better understand the impact of sustainability issues on diverse communities.

College & Career

98% of students agreed the program increased their desire to integrate sustainability into their future education and career paths.

Network

100% of students treasured the relationships they'd formed with peers, faculty, and sustainability leaders.