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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|

2020-2021 Awards Ceremony

2020-2021 Green Schools Challenge Awards Ceremony On Thursday, May 27, 2021, Dream in Green hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony. With the limitations set by COVID-19, we once again hosted this event virtually.  A recording of the ceremony is available on our YouTube channel and link can be found here. DIG staff and Board of Director members spent the evening highlighting all of the amazing teachers, students, administrators and schools that participated in the Green Schools Challenge. Our winners went above and beyond what was expected [...]

June 8th, 2021|

Mayor’s Challenge 2021

Dream in Green partnered with the City of Miami and Mayor Francis Suarez to bring to the community the Mayor’s Challenge. This special initiative called upon K-12 City of Miami schools to create Public Service Announcements (PSA) about the health of Biscayne Bay. Within the City of Miami, Biscayne Bay is in a health crisis. This dynamic and diverse marine ecosystem is home to many species and serves as a nursery for marine life. It is a place where freshwater from the mainland mixes with [...]

April 27th, 2021|

Design & Build Competition 2020-2021

Dream in Green is proud to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Design & Build Competition. This competition is the genesis of a close partnership with Florida International University Department of Landscape Architecture. High school students were connected with architect graduate students and together they studied and reimagine areas of Miami to adapt to climate change. High school student teams were invited to Vizcaya Museum & Gardens to serve as a case-study as it is located right on Biscayne Bay. Teams learned about the [...]

March 12th, 2021|

Virtual Town Hall: Education’s Role in Environmental Justice

What is Environmental Justice? Exploring common definitions and how education can address them. View the recording of the Virtual Town Hall here.   Dream in Green, a local environmental non-profit, starting a conversation with various stakeholders defining the environmental justice movement as it relates to education. Discussion on how our community, especially students are affected by local issues. Providing resources to understand the social issues involved and learning from guest speakers about possible next steps.   Miami, Florida – Achieving greater equality for all citizens [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

2019-2020 Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, May 28, 2020, Dream in Green hosted its 14th Annual Awards Ceremony. As COVID-19 has disrupted normal life, we adapted our ceremony to the new virtual world. A recording of the ceremony is available on our YouTube channel. DIG staff and Board of Director members spent the evening highlighting all of the amazing teachers, students, administrators and schools that participated in the Green Schools Challenge. Our winners went above and beyond what was expected and inspired others to be environmental stewards. Below are [...]

June 4th, 2020|

Design & Build Competition

February 22, 2020 Dream in Green is proud to announce the winners of the 2nd Annual Design & Build Competition. This competition is the genesis of a close partnership with Florida International University Department of Landscape Architecture. High school students were connected with architect graduate students and together they studied and reimagine areas of Miami to adapt to climate change. High school students were tasked with taking a look at Wagner Creek along the Miami River, studying its historical, social and economic relevance. This [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

Shores Forward: City of Miami & Ocean Conservancy

"(Miami, FL December 13, 2019) -  The City of Miami and Ocean Conservancy announced a groundbreaking partnership to protect the region’s ocean and coasts, including iconic Biscayne Bay and the Miami River. The City of Miami is the first ever “Shores Forward” partner, a brand new initiative led by Ocean Conservancy to partner with local leaders in the fight to conserve Florida’s most treasured asset: its marine environment.   The partnership was announced at a press conference on the Biscayne Bay waterfront outside of Miami City [...]

April 1st, 2020|

Dream in Green partners with the British Consulate General to begin The UK-US Green School Partnership Project

-Nearly $12,000 awarded for implementation of the Green Schools Challenge locally-   December 12, 2019 – Miami, Fla. – both the UK and US share the understanding of the need for quality environmental education for K-12 students.  As a result, the British Consulate is collaborating with Dream in Green to engage students on issues of climate change, environment and sustainability, and to educate them on opportunities in green or environmental careers. Barbara Martinez-Guerrero, Executive Director of Dream-in-Green, and Magda Lowisz, Vice Consul at the British [...]

December 17th, 2019|

Ocean Conservancy and Dream in Green Announce Partnership

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 Ocean Conservancy today announced a new partnership with Dream in Green, to help the South Florida non-profit craft its curriculum around ocean conservation using science-based content, like Ocean Conservancy’s recent Florida Report. Jon Paul “J.P.” Brooker, Senior Manager & Policy Counsel for Florida Conservation at Ocean Conservancy, will join Dream in Green on Saturday, September 14that from 11:00am to 2:00pm for its kickoff event at Florida International University to discuss the partnership and share more about Ocean Conservancy’s work in Florida. “Ocean Conservancy is thrilled to be working [...]

September 12th, 2019|
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