Tools for Educators & Organizers

The most important person in our movement to create a green economy is YOU. Our success depends on thousands of people all over America who are working to make our neighborhoods and country more healthy, inclusive, and vibrant. And we’ve got tools to help you. If you’re looking for educational materials, toolkits, and how-to guides for anything from designing your own community food garden to overhauling our water system, you can find them here.

Power Moves is a campaign to help young people take action and make their voice heard in the Political process. Check out the video and ‘Zine which help tell the story of what youth can do when they build power! Sign the Power Vote pledge and figure out your Power Move!

The Green Room Mixtape. For hot beats and dope lyrics, this is your invitation to The Green Room – the only mixtape featuring today’s hottest artists talking about the issues that effect our communities. The Green Room Mixtape brought to you by Green For All and the League of Young Voters Education Fund was released on Earth Day 2012 and carries a message as strong as the beats. It is a great listen with an on point message:

Spare the Air and your Wallet: How to bring the Eco-Pass to your Campus. The eco pass is a win-win for students’ wallets and our environment, saving us both kinds of green. The best part? It’s not hard to bring the eco-pass to your campus or workplace.
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May 31, 2012
Mercury & Air Toxics Standards (MATS) Toolkit Poison from coal-fired power plants is killing our kids. We’re suffering from preventable heart disease and asthma attacks. And we’re spending billions of dollars on hospital visits and missed days at work and school. Polluters are trying to delay new clean air rules that will create jobs and protect the air we breathe and the water we drink. This tool kit has all you need to engage your community in the conversation and to take action for cleaner, safer air for all.

Apr 18, 2012
The Block Rockers Toolkit  is here to provide you with videos, workshops and general resources take action in your community TODAY! Whether you want to start your own garden, make your campus more sustainable, or educate your neighbors and friends, the Block Rockers toolkit has resources to help.
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Mar 09, 2012
Healthy Food For All: Planting Seeds of Change A healthy and sustainable food system restores our soil, water and wildlife, and fights global warming by relying less on fossil fuels. An equitable food system can be a source of empowering work opportunities. Watch our video and download our brochure to take action in your community.
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Nov 16, 2011
Clean Water For All: Protecting Life’s Resource This colorful, educational water brochure can be used for organizing, trainings, workshops or tabling. You can use it to inform people about our water system and inspire them to take personal and collective action. Download the “Print-and-Fold” version to pass out. Also download the “Facilitator’s Guide” for more suggestions on how to use the brochure.
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Sep 02, 2011
Model for Your Community: Spotlight on the Healthy Corner Store Initiative Check out this unique model that aims to address the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. Philadelphia’s Healthy Corner Store Initiative proposes a viable solution to both unequal food access and economic underdevelopment in our communities. How can you replicate this model in your own community?
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Jul 14, 2011
Roots of Success Environmental Literacy Curriculum This versatile, easy to use multi-disciplinary curriculum uses innovative, non-traditional learning approaches to increase people’s understanding of environmental issues and the green economy, while simultaneously strengthening their academic and labor market skills.
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Jun 15, 2011
VIDEO: What the (bleep) is the Green Economy? Our 13-minute educational video is great for introducing the different ways in which we can create green cities that create jobs and make our communities healthier. Join us in spreading the word about the opportunities that a green economy creates for all of us, by using this video and the accompanying Facilitator’s Guide for house parties, organizing, trainings, workshops and screenings.
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Jun 08, 2011
The New Wave: Greening our Water Infrastructure – A Workshop Guide Check out this new Green For All “Water Warrior Workshop”, great for classrooms and community groups. This is a highly participatory workshop designed for a diverse set of participants to explore our relationship to water, as well as the causes and consequences of the current water crisis, and to collectively generate a comprehensive action plan to ensure fresh water is available for generations to come.
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Mar 03, 2011
Host a Green Economy House Party Hosting a green house party is a great way to bring together friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers in a comfortable environment to talk about the green movement and raise awareness.
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Feb 22, 2011
Bridging the Economic and Climate Gap: A Workshop by Green For All This workshop will help illustrate the reality of the climate and economic gaps and how they are related. Use this guide (with discussion questions and sample answers) to organize a workshop for your friends, family, and neighbors. You’ll inspire excitement and provide information about the role of green-collar jobs in bridging these gaps!
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Jan 03, 2011
Community Gardens: How To Community garden projects are springing up all over the country, especially in urban areas, as the benefits of these projects are becoming widely recognized. With the helpful tips inside this guide, start a Community Garden in your neighborhood today!
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