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  • Dream in Green Teachers Win 2015 Spirit of Service-Learning Award

    Six of the Green Schools Challenge and WE-LAB champion teachers and winners of the Dream in Green 2015 Innovation in Education Award were recognized on October 2, 2015 by the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of South Florida, Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year Coalition and the Armando Alejandre Jr. Memorial Foundation, for integrating service into the […]

  • Miami Youth Tackle World Climate Project

    The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and its Upward Bound program, Dream in Green, and Breakthrough Miami have joined forces to implement the World Climate Project to benefit students from middle and high schools in Miami Dade County while building awareness of the greatest challenge facing humanity, climate change. The Project is an […]

  • Dream in Green Launches the Academy

    PRESS RELEASE Contact: Karla Utting 786.574.4909 karla@dreamingreen.org   MIAMI – August 25, 2015 – Miami, FL – To commemorate its 10th anniversary, Dream in Green (DIG), a Miami-based non-profit organization, launches The Dream in Green® Academy (The Academy), a new education platform that promotes collaboration with other community organizations to introduce environmental education programs to K-12 schools in […]

  • Sea Level Solutions to the Threat of Climate Change

    The rising sea is a topic of grave concern in low-lying, flood prone coastal areas around the world whose ramifications will likely impact most societies. While the methods and means that allow for a successful adaptation to sea level rise are largely local in nature, it will take international, national, regional, as well as local […]

  • The Miami Science Barge: Floating the Future

    The Miami Science Barge is a self-sustaining floating laboratory, and innovation test bed, and environmental education center that provides an urban link to marine conservation and sustainability on Miami’s Biscayne Bay. The 120’x30’ steel barge will be equipped to enhance and stimulate the use of STEM education across all ages and will focus on the following […]

  • Miami’s Native Corals in Danger

    On June 30th DIG staff attended ECOMB’s Cinema Green screening of Coral City – a documentary starring Colin Foord and Jared McKay, the marine biology/art duo behind Coral Morphologic. The film is both entertaining and educational. Colin and Jared possess a unique talent for making fascinating artwork with coral reefs, while enlightening viewers about the threats […]

  • The Green Schools Academy – the Idea

    This year marks the 10th year anniversary of Dream in Green (DIG) and its Green Schools Challenge (GSC) program. As an environmental education non-profit, a key aspect of DIG is to work non-competitively at building partnerships with other community organizations in order to ‘spread the word’ about environmental and community sustainability. Recently, environmental organizations have […]

  • Fort Lauderdale Conducts Groundbreaking Climate Training for Employees

    The City of Fort Lauderdale recently completed “Climate Change and Sustainability:  Science, Seriousness, Solutions” training for its 2,600 employees in order to encourage them to adopt sustainable practices to minimize the effects of climate change and plan for future conditions to create a stronger and more resilient community. Together with its partner, the Climate Leadership […]

  • WE-LAB Expands to Cities in South Florida

    When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected Dream in Green (DIG) as the sole awardee of its 2013 Environmental Education grant for the implementation of the Water and Energy Learning and Behavior Program (WE-LAB), it was with the condition that the program be easily replicated across the country.  Almost two years later, and having successfully implemented […]

  • 2015 Summer Internship

    Title: Summer Internship Summary Dream in Green (DIG) seeks a highly responsible individual with strong writing and research skills to assist with several projects in preparation for our 2015-2016 Green Schools Challenge (GSC). The GSC encourages K-12 students, teachers and staff members in Miami-Dade County to design and implement energy and environmental solutions at their schools […]

  • How Do Small Non-Profits Survive In a Competitive Environment?

    Many friends who are not involved with non-profits find it difficult to understand how integral non-profits are to the overall functioning of the economy and community wellbeing. Frequently the value and work of non-profits for economic and community development, particularly that of smaller, more local organizations, is underestimated. While the good work of these organizations is recognized, their […]

  • 2014-2015 Green Schools Challenge Highlights – January to April

    As the school year winds down and the end of the 2014-15 Green Schools Challenge (GSC) program cycle draws near, we highlight some of the great accomplishments of the GSC Green Teams. In response to the Alternative Transportation monthly challenge in January, the Green Team at Pinecrest Elementary encouraged school families to create carpooling groups […]