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ATEI is embarking on a sustainability
program that will include outreach to the local community neighborhoods in
The program's objective is to promote
sustainability awareness through education and field work to targeted communities.
The program plans to explore the depth of present awareness and involvement of
those communities and utilize available resources to enhance sustainability.
As a start the
program plans to choose two small communities such as Bryan and College
Station. The agenda will include surveying the communities for sustainability
awareness, interest and involvement and using the results of the survey and
lessons learned from similar programs to get involved in sustainable programs
like recycling, planting trees etc. as is necessary.
Areas of Concentration
- Research resources and programs
already existing in the Brazos county area.
- Partner with or benchmark such
- Utilize external resources from
governmental and non-governmental entities willing to assist with the program.
- Involve students from TAMU Africana
Studies Program in Field work and research.
examples: planting of trees, promoting recycling, domestic organic gardening
for those involved in gardening, educating the community on energy conservation
and organizing discussions on green and sustainability topics.