Inspired Journeys

It’s been a year since we released the Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers guide, hear from a few of the readers impacted by the incredible stories shared within the book!

Black Environmental Changemakers: Honoring Hidden Figures and Contemporary Leaders

Black Americans have made significant but often overlooked contributions to environmentalism. Recognize the legacy of these leaders, from historical hidden figures, some highlighted in Black Faces in Green Spaces: The Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers, to modern leaders advocating for climate justice. Their work lays the foundation for a more diverse and inclusive future in these fields.

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Earth Day 2023 – Investing in Our Planet and Our Students

This Earth Month, invest in our planet and our youth. During April and May 2023, get 20% off of the Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers printed or digital guide and the Find Your Green Job online quiz. Inspire the next generation to explore green career paths! Use promo code GREENJOBS at checkout.

This Woman’s Place is in the Forest

Every March, we celebrate two special days – International Women’s Day and International Day of Forests. We’re excited to highlight Brenda Haskill, who has shared her story of being a woman working for the woods.

Hands-on Activities & Advice for New Environmental Educators

Explore PLT resources to help you teach students about the environment, whether you’re new to teaching or looking for new environmental education resources to explore! PLT provides easy-to-teach, hands-on activities suitable for various settings, and a range of resources to support and mentor new educators.

New US Green Mentors and Mentees Needed

The future of the green job workforce is bright and enthusiastic—but its success will also come with the advice and support of those already in the sector. Apply by November 21, 2022, to join the first PLT US Green Mentor program cohort.

Broadening Horizons and Advancing Green Jobs: My Experience with MANRRS

Lydia has worked in the forest and conservation sector for seven years but had no idea she was missing out on the resources MANRRS offers until SFI and MANRRS partnered to ensure young Black Americans have greater opportunities for rewarding careers in the forest and conservation sector.