Empowerment Institute’s Social Change 2.0 community organizing leadership certification with a focus on implementation of the Cool Community Corps. You will learn how to facilitate an empowerment training, provide empowerment coaching, and use the Social Change 2.0 framework, strategies, and skills to architect a transformational community intervention. You will also receive the Cool Community Corps training scripts, organizing templates, and guidance on how to customize the campaign to the unique needs of your school, community and project. Click here for more information on the certification program.
A Social Change 2.0 training for a university, college, high school or environmental club wishing to establish a Cool Community Corps. This training is customized to the specific needs of the organization. For more information contact us.
Low Carbon Diet:A 30 Day Program to Lose 5,000 Poundsby David Gershon
The core tool of the Cool Community Corps.
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Low Carbon Diet and the Cool Community
Learn about the social change framework and research underpinning the Cool Community Corps in David Gershon’s award-winning book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. Chapter 11 of the book is a case study of the Low Carbon Diet behavior change program and Cool Community empowerment model on which the Cool Community Corps is based. This chapter has been excerpted as a six-part series in the Sustainable City Network listed below:
Part One: Low Carbon Diet and the Cool Community
Part Two: An Inconvenient Truth Finds a Convenient Solution
Part Three: Instead of Cursing the Dark, Light a Candle
Part Four: The Global Warming Café
Part Five: Taking a Cool Community to Scale
Part Six: The Cool City Challenge
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Low Carbon Diet Lifestyle, What Will It Take?
Enlightened Social Action.
Social Change 2.0 on KEXP fm in Seattle
"David Gershon has created a step-by-step program, à la Weight Watchers, designed to reduce a person's carbon footprint. . . . Replete with checklists and illustrations, this user-friendly guide is a serious attempt at changing American energy-consumption behavior. . . . The timing for a book offering day-to-day solutions to an overwhelming global problem couldn't be better."
— The Christian Science Monitor