Students from North Carolina Central University participated in “Solar Spring Break,” this year to provide home energy alternatives to underserved communities in Sacramento, CA.
Washington, D.C.’s historic, traditionally African-American neighborhood of LeDroit Park has quietly become an incubator for exemplary urban green practices. Located a little over a mile north of downtown D.C. and bordering Howard University, LeDroit Park was once a planned, architecturally unified, and carefully landscaped suburb carved out of rural land. Founded in the second half […]
Article source: The Grio It’s not always easy being green — especially if you’re a college or university that serves primarily minority students, many from low-income families. Going green requires up-front investment that many of these institutions believe they can’t afford. Without large — or in some cases any — endowments, and dependent on tuitions […]