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Best Interns: Is Camping a White Person Thing?
Our Best Interns Daniel and Izzy went to Chicago last month for Outdoor Nation. They met with other leaders and outdoor champions to brainstorm new ways to reach youth and promote a love of the outdoors.
They also took to the time to ask a controversial question: "Is camping a white person thing?" Check out their latest video.
Grassroots Activism: Thousands Speak Out Against Coal Exports, Get Results
Grassroots Activism: Young Leader Fights Coal Ash in Her Alabama Town Cece Durden is only 17 years old, but she's already making a big difference in her community of Uniontown, Alabama. Cece is raising awareness about the local landfill full of coal ash and the nearby polluting wastewater facility.
"I'm doing what I can to get more youth involved," says Cece. Learn more about Cece in this column by Sierra Club National Program Director Sarah Hodgdon.
Grassroots Activism: Nebraska's Solar Tour
More than 60 people participated in a solar tour of Lincoln, Nebraska, last week. The Sierra Club worked with a coalition on the event, which was designed to urge Lincoln Electric System to adopt a "CLEAN" contract that would help boost solar for homeowners, landlords, schools, businesses, and churches.
Learn more on The Planet blog.