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Earth Force

2555 W. 34th Avenue
CO 80211 Denver
États-Unis

Telefon: +1 303 433-2956; +1 303-433-0016;: +1 314-640-4413
Telefax: +1 888 899-5324
Adresse e-mail:earthforce@earthforce.org
 kmueller@earthforce.org
Internet:http://www.earthforce.org
Interlocuteur: Kristen Mueller , Lisa Bardwell

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Earth Force is a non profit organization and was founded in 1994. Earth Force engages young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future.

Earth Force believes that real change happens in communities when stakeholders come together to form a common agenda. Earth Force brings together school districts, community based organizations, corporations, communities of faith and institutions of higher education that are passionate about creating a coordinated effort to engage young people.

We bring together partners to transform how communities educate and engage young people around environment issues. Together, Earth Force and our partners stimulate opportunities for young people living in low-income communities to engage in real problem solving around environmental issues in their communities.

Our approach combines the best of community development with youth civic engagement, service learning and environmental education. The result is national and local networks of organizations that successfully engage youth in civic life. There are three essential elements to our work:
• Build support and consensus within communities, national organizations and among local leaders
• Increase the capacity of schools and community-based organizations to effectively engage youth
• Expand the impact of local programs by coordinating the work of like-minded organizations

Earth Force is a leader in networking community partners, and training local groups and providing curriculum resources to run service-learning and civic action programs in their community.

Local Earth Force offices and affiliates offer the Earth Force Process that is delivered via a cutting edge professional development program designed to train and support educators as they use service learning and civic action with youth in their community. Local support helps educators connect to the community, creating hands-on learning experiences for youth.

Educators use the Earth Force Process curriculum to incorporate service learning and civic action into the classroom
• Community Environmental Inventory
• Issue Selection
• Policy and Practice Research
• Options for Influencing Policy and Practice
• Planning and Taking Civic Action
• Looking Back and Ahead

Kristen Mueller is the Communications and Fundraising Manager and Lisa Bardwell is the President / CEO of Earth Force Inc..

For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.



 

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