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Design & Build Competition: High School Students Design for the Future

Dream in Green's 6th annual Design & Build Competition unfolded in March 2024 at Brickell City Centre, uniting over 15 local high schools in a showcase of their innovative 3-D physical models. These models, crafted by student teams, depicted designs for green spaces that embody resilience and sustainability. This public event was co-hosted by Swire Properties, a prominent South Florida real estate developer deeply committed to sustainable design and green building practices. Henry Bott, President of Swire Properties, emphasized, "Sustainable design and green building practices [...]

March 21st, 2024|

Green Schools Challenge takes Palm Beach County!

After a successful pilot year with the School District of Palm Beach (the District), Dream in Green proudly launched its Green Schools Challenge program in August 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year. This expansion was inaugurated with a teacher professional development event co-hosted by the District's Division of Facilities Management Environmental & Conservation Services Department. Educators actively engaged with DIG staff, seeking clarification, and strategizing for their participation in this year's competition. Over 25 schools have eagerly joined the program, committing to integrate sustainability lessons [...]

March 21st, 2024|

2022-2023 Awards Ceremony

May 24, 2023 – Miami, FL – On Wednesday evening Dream in Green (DIG) hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony. DIG invited schools, teachers, administrators, students, sponsors and guests to join us for a very special evening. The event was held at the Overtown Performing Arts Center to celebrate DIG, its schools and partners, and the green schools movement. Our vision is for a cleaner, greener world today and in our future and we are proud of our impacts since our inception. The lessons provided through [...]

May 31st, 2023|

Miami environmental education activist seeks solutions at worldwide climate change conference

Also see Executive Director Barbara Martinez-Guerro's blog contribution at CLIMATE GENERATION Education and Innovation: Continuing Themes at COP27 Climate Generation announces 12-member delegation to attend United Nations COP27MIAMI, FL. – Climate Generation, a national organization focused on equitable solutions to climate change, has selected 12 climate leaders from across the United States to attend the 27th Conference of the Parties in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt from November 7– November 18, 2022. Barbara Martinez- Guerrero of Dream in Green has been [...]

November 2nd, 2022|

Join the Green Schools Challenge

August 16th, 2022 - Miami, FL - South Florida schools are starting this school year with a greener mindset - Dream in Green is a South Florida-based non-profit whose mission is to empower individuals, especially youth, to lead in the response to climate change and other environmental challenges. Dream in Green is proud to launch the Green Schools Challenge for the 2022- 2023 academic year which will bring together thousands of students in South Florida to tackle climate change and other environmental challenges. Teachers are [...]

August 17th, 2022|

2021-2022 Awards Ceremony

May 26, 2022 – Miami, FL – This past Thursday, Dream in Green invited schools, teachers, administrators, students, sponsors and guests to join us for a very special evening celebrating DIG. We all gathered at Miami Dade College Koubek Memorial Center to recognize participants of this year’s Green Schools Challenge as well as revel in 15 years of Dream in Green and its programming. Our vision is for a cleaner, greener world today and in our future and we are proud of our impacts since [...]

June 2nd, 2022|

DIG Launches Recyclepedia MDC: Waste Made Simple

January 2, 2022 – Miami, FL – Dream in Green (DIG) is excited to officially launch its newest initiative Recyclepedia MDC! Recyclepedia MDC is an application and website dedicated to providing Miami-Dade County residents location-specific recycling and waste management information. The overall goal of Recyclepedia is to decrease recycling contamination while increasing waste management efforts achieved by providing accurate recycling information through a free platform available to residents at their fingertips. Miami-Dade County (MDC) is made up of 34 municipalities and is the most populous [...]

January 5th, 2022|

A Frank Conversation about DEI in the Climate Crisis – Student Symposium

MDC’s Earth Ethics Institute Partners with Dream in Green and British Consul General to Launch Climate Change Exchange Miami, Nov. 5, 2021 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Earth Ethics Institute is partnering with the British Consul General in Miami and Dream in Green on a new initiative to connect American and British students on the shared goal of addressing climate change. Dream in Green first partnered with the British Consulate General in 2019 to execute a shared goal of engaging students on issues of climate [...]

November 8th, 2021|

Solar United Neighbors Partners with DIG

Partnership to help Miami-Dade, Broward schools reduce carbon footprint, promote sustainability  Oct. 1, 2021 – Dream in Green has launched the 2021 Green Schools Challenge. This school-year-long project educates Miami-Dade and Broward K-12 students about how they can implement energy and environmental solutions at their schools. For this year’s Green Schools Challenge, Dream in Green is working closely with Solar United Neighbors to provide schools with information about renewable energy and energy efficiency. The project will provide Miami-Dade and Broward County schools with free curriculum [...]

October 8th, 2021|

DIG Celebrates 15 Years!

August 1, 2021 – Miami, FL – Dream in Green is excited to celebrate its 15th Anniversary with the kickoff of the 2021-2022 Green Schools Challenge! Dream in Green was originally founded by 3 lawyers that saw the opportunity of classrooms to promote sustainability and mold the next generation of environmental stewards.  This past year has been an unprecedented one that has disrupted normal life on a global scale. Through it all our teachers have persevered and shown their commitment to their students and [...]

August 3rd, 2021|
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