Voices of the Valley
This category includes Focus On… pages and blog posts, but most posts on the Alliance’s own blogs are not categorized as ‘Voices of the Valley’, so you might be interested in looking at them as well:
You can also access Voices of the Valley essays that were published in the Alliance’s Sustainable Lehigh Valley booklet through these links: 2004 – 2005 – 2006 – 2007 – 2008 – 2009 – 2010 – 2011 – 2012 –2013– 2014 – 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018
This category is about a curriculum that educates people on sustainable practices and a structure and values that empower people to become more-effective members of a sustainable society, with true democratic participation and active concern for the human rights of all. This dual focus also helps prepare people to contribute to advances in sustainable practices.
The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (‘LVAIC’) held its third valley-wide Campus Sustainability Conference in February. Keynote speaker Shana S. Weber, who directs the Office of Sustainability at Princeton University, kicked off the day with a talk on the … more
by Lindsay Meiman As I was walking to class with a friend the other day, he casually asked me, “why do you care so much about sustainability?” I paused in my tracks, taken aback by the immensity of possible explanations … more
by Courtney Cohen Society has made great strides to improve modern medicine, communication, and technology, but in the process, we have lost our innate connection with the natural world. Early environmentalists like Thoreau and Pinchot warned society that they were … more