Goals of Connecticut Environmental Action Day

Goals of CEAD

The goals of Connecticut Environmental Action Day are: 

  • To have students create environmental action ideas for their community.
  • Inspire students to submit their environmental ideas to the Climate Change Challenge Competition.
  • Provide an opportunity for students to receive recognition for their environmental action initiatives.
  • Increase students’ understanding of the environment and natural resources.
  • To foster students’ capacity to become environmentally responsible citizens by increasing their understanding of principles governing individual and collective action.
  • To provide students with access and educational opportunities to the University of Connecticut.