Citizen Activist, Congressional Candidate, Co-Founder Turning Green
Erin Schrode is a citizen activist, community organizer, and vocal advocate for environmental action, public health, social justice, and responsible consumption – who just ran an unprecedented campaign for US Congress in California’s District 2. As the “face of the new green generation,” the co-founder of Turning Green promotes global sustainability, youth leadership, eco education, and conscious lifestyle choices. A leading voice for over a decade, Erin has been featured in and tapped as an expert by top media outlets, speaks internationally, and consults with corporations and organizations on millennials, sustainability, and social good. This innovative ecopreneur is on a lifelong journey to inspire action to make the world a more sustainable, just place for future generations. @ErinSchrode
The Genesis of an Activist
BY ERIN SCHRODE
@ VOL 31
ON SEP 07, 2016
What makes an activist? Erin Schrode will talk about her unexpected journey and the pivotal moments which led her to co-found the Turning Green in 2005, a global youth-driven non-profit that works with highschool and college students around environmental education and advocacy, focusing on conscious lifestyle choices for individuals, schools, and communities.
Erin Schrode champions active citizenry and environmentalstewardship worldwide, launching a youth education project in Haiti, writing curriculum for an eco education center for Palestinian, Israeli, and Jordanian youth, developing recycling infrastructure in Ghana, and recently working with Syrian, Iraqi, and Afghan refugees in the Mediterranean.