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Sustainable summer taught me about the intersection between environmental sustainability and social justice. Since the program ended, I have looked into ways that I can potentially combine that intersection into a career by studying Environmental Law and Policy.

student in New York, NY



I thoroughly enjoyed working with so many passionate and dedicated individuals. I find that its easy to lose hope when it doesn’t seem like anyone is acknowledging the problems at hand. However, since this program, I have to say that I am genuinely impressed and inspired by my peers and have more hope for the… Read More

student in New York, NY



My highlight of the program was definitely the people there. Being in an environment where everyone was interested in the same environmental sustainability but also from extremely unique backgrounds allowed for very insightful points of view and healthy conversation on these topics. Our group was able to bond extremely well over these issues and I… Read More

student in Grand Junction , CO



The highlight for me was definitely the 3DS program. It was super stressful and nerve-racking at the time, but looking back on it, it was so much fun! I learned so much about designing and pitching a startup that I would never have had the opportunity to learn about and experience before this summer. My… Read More

student in Saylorsburg, PA



I loved meeting likeminded people from all over the world who cared about the same things I do. Our passion really brought us all together and it gave me a feeling of togetherness.

student in Wellesley , MA



The highlight for me actually had nothing to do with New York or sustainability! It was talking to students from around the world. In one instance, I was chatting with a student from China and realized he had never heard of the Tiananmen Square protests, despite having grown up walking distance from where it happened…… Read More

student in Williston, VT



Thank you for your leadership on the Sustainable Summer Brooklyn program. Massimo had a great time, learned so much and made some new friends. What more could one want for the summer!

parent in Maclean, VA



I went into Sustainable Summer knowing that I want to be an environmental engineer, but this program strengthened that. I also got to learn about projects I might be doing as an environmental engineer.

student in Eureka, IL



Charlie had a wonderful time and in separate occasions to me and his brothers, he enthusiastically described it as “the best time of his summer.”

parent in Columbus, OH