Project Title & Description
Environmental Education and Exploration (Triple E) (EEE)
This project is an Environmental Justice Project in the predominantly African-American community of Altgeld Gardens in Chicago, Illinois. Environmental Education and Exploration program (EEE) is proposing to educate 18 youth aged 14-18 about the harmful effects of environmental hazards, to expose them to environmental job opportunities, and to engage the community at large on local and national environmental justice issues. The program will involve classroom instructions, hands-on activities, and social activism training. Topics covered will include lead awareness, asbestos awareness, mold identification and inspection, indoor quality, hazardous material and risk management, basis inspection, and construction.