Sustainable Communities Network Lexington, Kentucky Summer 2007 An internship with the…
Sustainable Communities Network <ul><li>“ promotes, supports and networks community based initiatives for a greener, healt...
 
<ul><li>Very new organization – formed a year and a half ago by Jim Embry, my supervisor for the internship </li></ul><ul>...
 
 
Summer 2007 <ul><li>Youth Green Corps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nelson Ave </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WECEP </li></ul></ul><ul...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day to Day <ul><li>Different parts of summer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meetings and preparations for speaker – Devorah Brous <...
My Experience <ul><li>Learned a lot about community organizing, and getting involved with and beginning local efforts on e...
 
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Internship Sustainable Communities Network

  1. 1. Sustainable Communities Network Lexington, Kentucky Summer 2007 An internship with the…
  2. 2. Sustainable Communities Network <ul><li>“ promotes, supports and networks community based initiatives for a greener, healthier and more sustainable planet” </li></ul>www.sustainlex.org
  3. 4. <ul><li>Very new organization – formed a year and a half ago by Jim Embry, my supervisor for the internship </li></ul><ul><li>At first, focused mostly on bringing speakers to Lexington (Julia Butterfly Hill, David Korten) and supporting other local conferences and sustainability efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Began more active projects in Winter/Spring 2007 </li></ul>
  4. 7. Summer 2007 <ul><li>Youth Green Corps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nelson Ave </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WECEP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cove Haven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. James Apartments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art installations, tree planting, small gardens </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Garden Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Cardinal Valley Community Garden </li></ul>
  5. 18. Day to Day <ul><li>Different parts of summer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meetings and preparations for speaker – Devorah Brous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Youth Green Corps – work on projects with kids, sometimes meetings in the afternoon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing for garden tour and organizing Cardinal Valley meetings </li></ul></ul>
  6. 19. My Experience <ul><li>Learned a lot about community organizing, and getting involved with and beginning local efforts on extremely limited budgets </li></ul><ul><li>Learned through both successes and shortcomings of the SCN. It was a very good beginning for me to understand the nature of this type of grassroots work </li></ul>

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