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Carla Howard and Marc Littlejohn of NWF gathered to celebrate the National Urban League's achievements and to recognize members of Congress. (Photo Credit: Mia Fields-Hall)

National Urban League’s 8th Annual Legislative Policy Conference and the State of Black America

The National Urban League held its 8th Annual Legislative Policy Conference. National (youth, civil rights, etc.) leaders, including those from the National Wildlife Federation, gathered in our nation’s capital to …

The Green Economy Takes All Kinds (Even Business Majors)

I almost missed it in a week of big news and early baseball, but this op-ed from Sunday’s Richmond Times-Dispatch brings up a few good points about America’s growing green …

Chill Out this Earth Day with NWF!

On April 13, National Wildlife Federation will unveil the winners of the 2011 campus Chill Out competition!  These campuses are incredible examples of how the students, faculty and staff at …

Going Underground on Campus: Creates Jobs, Saves Money and Reduces Carbon Footprint

When a campus such as Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana determines to reduce coal use by 30,000 tons, save $2 million, and cut carbon pollution by 50% each year, it is news.  …

Greenforce: Leaders Emphasize Community Colleges as Green Jobs Laboratories

As the Central North Carolina Greenforce Summit continues in Greensboro today, I bring you more constructive nuggets from on-site NWF staffers. Delicious, delicious nuggets. If you’re looking for a one-line …

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From the Central NC Greenforce Summit: Super CIP Reshaping Sustainable Programs Statewide

Intrepid Wildlife Promise blogger Max Greenberg here, stringing dispatches together once more from the frontlines of the green workforce development movement. Today we’re looking at the Central North Carolina Greenforce …

Greensboro, NC | flickr: wwritter

Standout Community Colleges to Highlight Friday’s Greenforce Summit in Greensboro

As late winter turns to true spring, the Greenforce tour rolls on in North Carolina, setting up shop at Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro later this week. Friday’s Central …

Good Jobs and Clean Energy

Marylanders are looking 10 miles off the coast for good jobs and clean energy.  The Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act is currently being considered in the General Assembly and has …

Advancing Greener Careers and Campuses in Western North Carolina (Photo: Carly Queen)

Broad Range of Green Job Training Methods on Display at First NC Greenforce Summit

The Western North Carolina Greenforce Summit kicked off this morning at the Enka site of the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in Candler, NC. It was cloudy overhead, but that did …

Green Jobs Innovation Fund Accepting Applications

The Department of Labor has announced the Green Jobs Innovation Fund competition to support opportunities in green industry sectors and occupations.  President Obama has called on the United States to …

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