Events

  • 75 Awards Presented at the 11th Annual Dream in Green Awards Ceremony

    Miami, FL – On Friday, June 2nd, DIG celebrated its 11th annual Dream in Green Awards Ceremony with over 120 guests in attendance. It was an opportunity to come together and celebrate the achievements of students, teachers, parents, administrators, facilities staff and our collective progress in achieving a healthier and more environmentally sustainable community. Coral […]

  • 67 awards were presented at the 10th annual Dream in Green Awards Ceremony

    On June 2nd, we celebrated the 10th annual Dream in Green Awards Ceremony – an event that recognizes the teachers, students, facilities staff and administrators of the schools that went above and beyond implementing our environmental education programs. Stearns Weaver, our unconditional sponsor for the past ten years, once again allowed us to host the […]

  • Water: what about it?

    We use it all day, every day. Take a moment to think of all the ways you use water in your daily routine.  It is estimated that the average Miami-Dade County resident uses 134 gallons of water per day. Where does our water come from? How clean is it?  Who manages it?  You should know […]

  • M-DCPS sponsors STEM careers and interest with EXPO and other activities

    Recently, the Miami-Dade STEM Expo brought together Miami-Dade County’s most creative, intelligent, and resourceful students to compete and demonstrate their proficiency in STEM activities. The event took place at Miami Dade College, North Campus. The STEM Expo showcased the fruits of the students’ hard work and provided a learning experience on the responsibility of communicating […]

  • Students Shined at the UN Climate Change Mock Event

    On December 5, 2015 Dream in Green joined the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Breakthrough Miami and the University of Miami to host The World Climate Project at the former Frost Museum of Science in Coconut Grove. Middle and high school students from Miami-Dade County engaged in role-playing activities simulating the United Nations Conference […]

  • How we succeeded on Give Miami Day

    Give Miami Day is a unique, 24-hour online giving event that provides an opportunity for individuals to build a greater Miami by making a donation to a local nonprofit. The big day took place on November 19, 2015 and Dream in Green was able to raise $10,500 dollars by engaging its supporters. Dream in Green […]

  • WILL ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP HELP SLOW SEA LEVEL RISE IN THE 21ST CENTURY?

    Introduction The science behind sea level rise is now unquestionable: the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities releases enormous amounts of greenhouse gases which trap heat in the atmosphere and cause the Earth’s surface temperature to rise. As the atmosphere warms, ocean water absorbs extra heat and glaciers and ice sheets melt; not […]

  • The People’s Climate March

    On October 14th, over 1,500 people came together for one purpose: to demand politicians and South Florida community leaders to take action on climate change and sea level rise with real solutions. Crowds gathered in downtown Miami and walked to the Torch of Friendship on Biscayne Boulevard chanting “the seas are rising, and so are […]

  • The Climate Reality Project Creates 1,280 New Climate Leaders

    Dream in GreenÂ’s staff, interns and Board members had the opportunity to attend the 30th Climate Reality Leadership Corps training that took place in Downtown Miami from September 28th to 30th. The 3-day event was organized by the Climate Reality Project and led by Al Gore, former US Vice-President and Chairman of the Climate Reality Project, for 1,280 […]

  • The Dream in Green Academy’s Programs Launch

    Dream in Green kicked off its 10th year on September 23, 2015, with a Professional Development Training Workshop to which over 80 K-12 teachers and administrators attended. The workshop, hosted at Westland Hialeah Senior High School, provided teachers information and equipped them with tools to allow them to achieve their green goals. The Dream in Green […]