On Wednesday, November 6, CLEO staff presented to more than 100 students at South Dade Senior High School as part of our Climate Resilient Schools program.Read More
On Wednesday, October 30 and Thursday, October 31, CLEO staff presented to more than 120 students at Miami Northwestern Senior High School as part of our Climate Resilient Schools program.Read More
On Tuesday, October 29th, six students from Cohort 3 received their certifications from the CLEO Speaker’s Network. This event represented the culmination of a three-part series - training, feedback and presentation.Read More
On Monday, October 28, CLEO staff presented to more than 50 students at MAST@FIU as part of our Climate Resilient Schools program.Read More
On October 19 and 20, members of GenCLEO participated in a two-day climate emergency campaign training organized by Climate Mobilization Project and Extinction Rebellion Boston. GenCLEO was represented by high school students, John Paul Mejia, Samantha Gazda, Nicole Gazo, and college student and Program Intern, Gabriela Rodriguez.Read More
On Tuesday, October 16th, four students from Cohort 3 received their certifications from the CLEO Speaker’s Network.Read More
On October 15th, CLEO began to certify the first graduates of the third cohort of the CLEO Speakers Network program in 2019!Read More
On October 10 and 11, CLEO staff presented to more than 200 students at Miami Springs Senior High as part of our Climate Resilient Schools program.Read More
On Tuesday, October 8th, four students from Cohort 3 received their certifications from the CLEO Speaker’s Network.Read More
On Friday, October 4, The CLEO Institute gave two climate presentations at Coral Gables Senior High School.
These lectures were part of CLEO’s new Resilient Schools program, and were facilitated by Natalia Ortiz, CLEO’s Director of Development, and Julieta Rodrigo, CLEO’s Associate Program Manager.Read More
On October 3rd, Olivia Collins, CLEO’s Director of Programs, collaborated with the All Angels Episcopal Church to kick off their participation in the Anglican Season of Creation by giving the community a Climate Crisis 101 lecture.Read More
On October 3, 2019 CLEO’s Program Manager, Natalie Rivas, headed to Little Havana to give a climate lecture at the Eduardo J. Padrón Miami-Dade College Campus. With over 50 students in attendance, they learned about the most up-to-date science driving climate change and the safety risks caused by climate change in South Florida.Read More
On Thursday, October 3, Caroline Lewis, CLEO’s Founder and Senior Climate Adviser, participated in the second annual Climate Corrections conference in Orlando. Caroline served a speaker, presenter, and facilitator for breakout sessions.
This conference was held in collaboration with the Volo Foundation, University of Central Florida, and the City of Orlando. The event is dedicated to sharing and collaborating on the solutions of climate change.Read More
On Monday, September 30, Caroline Lewis, CLEO’s Founder and Senior Climate Adviser, spoke to a group of working professionals from Hawaii on the topics of climate adaptation, mitigation, and mobilization. The group include city and state planners from Hawaii, as well as scientists from the University of Hawaii.
Caroline introduced the group to The CLEO Institute and highlighted our strategies in addressing climate issues and improving resilience in coastal cities.Read More
On Monday, September 30, The CLEO Institute participated in the STEAM School Designation Training at John A. Ferguson Senior High School. CLEO staff engaged with over 50 teachers to speak about the new Climate Resilient Schools program.
Teachers from all grade levels and subjects across Miami-Dade County expressed high interest in collaborating with CLEO to integrate climate education into their classrooms as part of reaching their STEAM goals.Read More
On Saturday, September 28, The CLEO Institute held a Teachers Network Workshop. With over 40 teachers in attendance, CLEO provided educators, from various subjects and grade levels, the tools to incorporate climate change in their curriculum.Read More
On Friday, September 20, more than 500 students, teachers, and community members participated in a global climate strike at Miami Beach City Hall to raise awareness of the climate crisis, protest government inaction, and demand a renewable energy transition.
This strike was held in collaboration between The CLEO Institute and fifteen organizations across South Florida. The entire CLEO staff was present at this event.Read More
With hurricane season well underway, The CLEO Institute spearheaded a hurricane preparedness discussion in the Little River/West Little River neighborhood as part of a Miami-Dade County grant. On Thursday, September 19, CLEO held its third Hurricane Preparedness and Climate Talk at Arcola Lakes Library.
The workshop was facilitated by Natalie Rivas, CLEO’s Program Manager, and Olivia Collins, CLEO’s Director of Programs.Read More
On Thursday, September 19, The CLEO Institute participated in a webinar hosted by Green Latinos. Yoca Arditi-Rocha, CLEO’s Executive Director, shared information about the September 20 youth climate strike in Miami Beach and how attendees could get involved. Yoca also discussed the role of Miami as a front-line community in the climate crisis.Read More
The Common Ground in a Changing Climate discussion took place on September 18 at the Biscayne Bay Nature Center. This discussion was rooted in science, team collaboration and strategic partnerships and highlighted the importance of climate action and resiliency in Florida.
Natalie Rivas, CLEO’s Program Manager, was invited as a panelist to discuss positive actions that can be spearheaded at individual, local, state and federal levels.Read More