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  • 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 […]

  • GSC/WE-LAB Teachers Share Success at Dream in Green’s Mid-Year Meeting

    On January 16, teachers implementing the Green Schools Challenge (GSC) and Water and Energy Learning and Behavior (WE-LAB) came together at the program’s Mid-year Meeting to share success stories regarding energy and water conservation and waste reduction at K-12 schools in Miami-Dade County. This program was kindly sponsored by the Carton Council and Miami-Dade County […]

  • Miami Talks About the Future of Water – “We Have to Get It Right!”

    On December 10, 2014, American University Center for Environmental Policy and the Everglades Foundation co-hosted a forum to discuss initiatives in Florida and nationwide to address water quality issues from a policy perspective and as a market-based approach.  The event is part of a series of dialogue sessions on “The Future of Water,” presented by the […]

  • Kids Can Too – An Intro to College Ready Recycling

    By Michael Joseph Green The average kid has the clout and creativity to change the world, more than ever before. With their cell phones in hand, Internet at their fingertips, and access to instant data, today’s youth process information faster than ever. They increasingly understand information more clearly than their predecessors and at an earlier age. […]