Inspire, Motivate, Empower: the student environmental movement in Blacksburg, VA
Mission & Purpose:
- To advocate for a sustainable future by uniting, educating and motivating community members to serve at the local, state and national levels.
- To lead student initiatives and promote environmentally and sustainably oriented change in the community
- To aid in environmental conservation
- To engage the community to promote a more sustainable lifestyle
- To develop strong and effect student leaders
- To educate and promote awareness of environmental issues and solutions
- To participate in youth climate movement at the state and national levels
- To work on community service projects
- To form partnerships with other student organizations, the administration, and the Blacksburg community at large
- To promote University policies and changes that reflect “inventing a sustainable future”
- Our History: This group of students started as a way to get recycling on our campus. Having succeeded at this, we found that we could accomplish much more though our combined efforts and thus, the EC was born.
- A draft of the constitution can be downloaded below:
EC Constitution – UPDATED 11 May 2012!!!
- Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment
and Sustainability Plan: