CLEO's Accomplishments


Annual Update

  • The CLEO institute was one of the lucky recipients of The Miami Foundation’s 50th Anniversary grant, that was given to organizations with a legacy of innovation and success in both tackling Greater Miami’s most pressing challenges of the past and helping mold our prosperous future. These grants were awarded to nonprofits that truly stand out for their past and potential future impact, and we are proud to be included in this select group of organizations. 


Annual Update


Annual Update



Annual Update

  • CLEO Institute was invited to be a part of the NCAnet – the National Climate Assessment’s network created to engage producers and users of the assessment. CLEO also serves as part of the education subgroup.  
  • CLEO was invited to be a part of the Climate Impacts Collaborative – the brainchild of the Union of Concerned Scientists and World Resources Institute. CLEO also serves as a member of the Coastal Flood belt subgroup.  
  • CLEO had the honor of hosting U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse in Miami at Pinecrest Gardens for a climate science briefing, panel discussion and climate action rally. 



  • Caroline Lewis joined 80 women leaders for the White House Women’s Briefing Series “Women & the Environment.”  

  • Caroline Lewis was 1 of 11 environmental education professionals appointed to the EPA’s National Environmental Education Advisory Council

  • Caroline Lewis is a part of the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN). CLEAN provides a reviewed collection of classroom materials for teaching climate and energy literacy for students in grades 6-16. (How did you get involved? Appointed? Voluntary?) 

  • CLEO was invited to speak on the EPA’s Local Climate and Energy Webcast Series, a webinar to assist local governments as they explore and plan climate change and clean energy efforts. Castillo spoke on the "Using Effective Communication to Showcase Program Successes" webcast with her segment titled “Tools to Encourage Continued Engagement.”