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The Human Impacts Institute (New York, New York)

The Human Impacts Institute

New York, New York

Website: http://www.humanimpactsinstitute.org/

Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Impacts Institute is to foster sustainable human impacts on ecosystems through inspired engagement, leadership, collaboration, knowledge-building and creative expression.  We promote healthy community development by connecting communities through a shared awareness of, and accountability for, the natural environment.

Issue Areas – Action Issues

Using NYC as a laboratory, the Human Impacts Institute connects global communities in resource sharing and environmental awareness. Our program participants commit to conscious environmental decision-making, take responsibility for their environmental impacts and are dedicated to long-term solutions through:

Experiential Education
–participants practice leadership through hands-on problem solving and community service;

Collaborative Partnerships–organizations unite through resource sharing, joint advocacy, and idea development;

Participatory Research
–students and research institutions provide free research services to the Hii community; and

Creative Expression–individuals use culture and art to inspire others to engage in environmental issues and solutions.

Student Name and Class Year: LeAnne Harvey, MS ’13

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If you are interested in getting in touch with this student/alum, please contact Caroline Ramaley, ramaley@bard.edu

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