On April 12, 2014 the UOS Leadership Team met to start planning their final projects and to volunteer in Prospect Park. Learn more about Under One Sky at http://trailblazers.org/program/uos/. The day began at Trail Blazers’ new Brooklyn office with a group feedback session in which ea
On March 15, 2014 the UOS Leadership Team met at the Museum of the City of New York for a workshop entitled “New Yorkers Take Action” to further understand how the environment impacts our lives and how we can impact our environments for the better. Learn more about Under One Sky at ht
On February 8, 2014 we met at Solar One’s education building, a unique solar-powered classroom on the East River in Manhattan, to participate in an interactive workshop and learn more about energy use in our city. Originally founded to manage Stuyvesant Cove Park in 2004, Solar
On January 11, 2014 we met with Wendy Brawer, the founding director of Green Map System Inc. to learn about the work that they do and how we could apply it to our daily lives. Green Map is a global mapping platform which engages communities around the world to create maps of local env
On November 16, 2013, our Under One Sky Leadership team met with Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman from WEACT for Environmental Justice, a community based organization which works to ensure that underrepresented communities are included in environmental health and policy decision and practices.
On October 19th 2013, Under One Sky (UOS) gathered at Pier 45 to meet Michelle Luebke, environmental educator at NYU Hudson, to learn about the urban water cycle, citizen science research and the properties of water. Bohdan, a participant in the program, reports on his experiences and
In September, Under One Sky (UOS) completed the first of their urban workshops in New York City: Urban Space Greening & Community Gardens. Elianny, a participant in the program, describes her experience below. Learn more about Under One Sky at http://trailblazers.org/program/uos/.