Shaw EcoVillage Students Teach Local Officials, Community Members and other
Local Organizations’ EcoDesign Corps Final Presentation will focus
sustainability in the Shaw Community
What: EcoDesign Corps Internship, Final Presentation
When: Wednesday, August 13, 2003, 6pm to 7:30pm. This event will be
followed by a reception.
Where: National Building Museum, 401 F. St., NW, between 4th and 5th
Cost: This event is free and open to the public; however, seating is
limited so please let us know if you plan to attend.
Details: Students involved in Shaw EcoVillage’s EcoDesign Corps will
present proposals, projects, and designs for sustainable community
improvement. Projects include a bike tour of the Shaw neighborhood, a
community garden to benefit elderly residents of Shaw, an advocacy plan for
a dilapidated building with historical significance, a project to measure
and encourage youth in DC’s participation in decision-making and a rain
garden and shed with a green roof. Youth involved in the EcoDesign Corps,
ages 15-19, develop leadership skills to create innovative solutions to
real-life community issues.
The Shaw EcoVillage Project was founded in 1998 to train youth to be
creative leaders for meaningful and sustainable change in our urban
Building youth leaders and sustainable communities.
1701 6th Street, NW * Washington, DC 20001 * 202.265.8899 *
Contributions are accepted and are tax-deductible.
Contribute through the Combined Federal Campaign, Designate #7606
Noel F. Petrie
Outreach and Development Coordinator