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  • 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, having successfully implemented WE-LAB […]

  • 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 […]

  • Dream in Green to Honor Miami’s Green Innovators at the 9th Annual Living the Dream Fundraiser

    PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karla Utting 786.574.4909 karla@dreamingreen.org MIAMI – April 13, 2015 – Dream in Green (DIG), along with its sponsors, is pleased to announce the 2015 Green Innovators to be honored at the 2015 Living the Dream Annual Fundraiser and Green Innovator Awards on Friday, May 8, from 7 p.m. […]

  • DIG Living the Dream 2015

    Living the Dream 2015 Fundraiser 5/8/2015

    Bringing together South Florida’s conscious green community in support of environmental education programs.  Come and join schools, government agencies, and community-based organizations who share an interest in creating a greener Miami, as we celebrate Dream in Green’s achievements and showcase the 2015 Green Innovator Awards recipients. The Green Innovator Awards, launched in 2007, recognizes outstanding companies and individuals […]

  • 1 Hotel South Beach to Host Dream in Green’s Ninth Annual Living the Dream Fundraiser and Green Innovators Award

    PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karla Utting 786.574.4909 karla@dreamingreen.org    Miami – March 10, 2015 – Dream in Green (DIG) is pleased to announce that 1 Hotel South Beach will be hosting its 2015 Living the Dream Annual Fundraiser and Green Innovator Awards on Friday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Opening mid-March 2015, 1 […]

  • Green Buildings and Ecosystem Building

    Incorporating plants into building design, particularly plants which are native or survive well in local environments, is one of the essential tenets of green building. Using plants helps to purify air in and around buildings, reduce energy use by shading, and to reduce runoff through the planting of swales and rain gardens. Using plants that are well […]

  • Commitment letter from Miss Earth Florida to Dream in Green

    Dear Dream in Green supporters: As Miss Earth Florida, I’m so excited I will be able to collaborate with Dream in Green on future fundraisers and events! Miss Earth Florida is the state pageant for the Miss Earth competition. I will be competing for Miss Earth United States this July in California. If I were […]

  • Dream in Green Announces New Board Leadership

    Dream in Green (DIG) is pleased to announce the appointment of new Board officers including Ms. Jenny May serving as Chair of the Board of Directors, Ms. Allie Miles serving as Vice-Chair, Mr. Gabriel Coelho serving as Secretary and Mr. Matt Flax who continues to serve as Treasurer. Their terms started October 08, 2014. Perspective from Board officers: […]

  • Everglades Literacy for All: The Everglades Foundation Invests in Education

    Preserving and protecting America’s Everglades requires a new generation of Floridians that understand and appreciate its importance.  In 2013, the Everglades Foundation partnered with Florida Atlantic University’s Pine Jog Environmental Education Center to enhance this awareness throughout Florida and beyond.  Collaborating with school districts, curriculum development specialists and selected schools, the two organizations developed a […]