Tag Archive: Sustainability Leadership Cohort

Apr 29

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Attends WIEA Conference  

The Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC) season officially began with a trip to the Wisconsin Indian Education Association’s (WIEA) conference in Milwaukee the weekend of April 9th-April 12th, 2015. This was the first formal gathering of this summer’s cohort members. Along with staff from the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), the students headed south for what would …

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Feb 25

APPLICATIONS CLOSED: High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort

The High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort Program is an opportunity for students in our area made possible through a USDA-funded project called POSOH (the acronym for Place-based Opportunities for Sustainable Outcomes and High Hopes). POSOH is a 5-year project that involves a partnership among the College of Menominee Nation’s Sustainable Development Institute, UW-Madison, CESA 8, …

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Sep 18

Sustainability Leadership Cohort: Exploring New Worlds

I woke up, groggy and in discomfort, slowly realizing where I was. I opened my eyes and saw two people wrapped up like burritos desperately trying to keep to their designated place within the tent. To my surprise, I was quite comfortable in terms of temperature. We, the unsuspecting Wisconsinites were sure the Colorado mountain …

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Aug 21

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Returns from Flood and Fire Ecology Trip to Colorado

A group of high school students, college interns, and Sustainable Development Institute staff traveled to Colorado to learn about water and fire issues, climate change’s impacts on the ecology of the region, and what sustainability means in different places as part of the USDA POSOH project.   While camping out in the mountains for 5 days, …

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Dec 13

Sustainability Leadership Cohort hosts Youth Speak Event

The USDA P.O.S.O.H. Project recently sponsored the Oskēh-Mamāceqtāwak Kēketōwak: Youth Speak Event Hosted by the College of Menominee Nation’s High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC)to showcase different opportunities for area youth and provide a platform for young people to have their voices heard. On Friday, Dec 6, 2013, about 100 people gathered to celebrate these …

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