ECO Girls engages girls in a wide range of eco-cultural activities that expand their experiences and modes of thought, provide a context for positive friendship building, inspire environmentally-conscious and community-minded action, and prepare girls for future leadership in the development of healthy, ethical, sustainable, and resilient human cultures on our earth.
—Rachel Carson, ecologist and author of Silent Spring
—Jada Pinkett Smith
Of Sea and Thunder and Spring
An Intellectual Retreat on Black Women and Environment
In celebration of Earth Day 2017, ECO Girls at the University Michigan and the BlackGirlLandProject at Michigan State University are teaming up to host a gathering designed to foster sustained discussion about women’s ties to the natural world, with a focus on black women’s histories and literatures.
The event will be hosted at the Michigan League in the Henderson Room at the University of Michigan on Friday, April 21st from 11AM - 7PM.
ECO Girls Resource Guide and Seed Bank of Ideas
The ECO Girls Resource Guide and Seed Bank of Ideas is an overview of the ECO Girls project and our programming. The collection includes quick facts, key concepts, policies, children's activities and reprints of unique publications produced by and adapted for ECO Girls during the first three years of our project (2011-2014). We hope that readers will find this guide both helpful and inspirational for fostering girls' environmental and cultural growth.