Falon Shackelford

falon-shackelford.jpgFalon is the president of the Howard University Environmental Society, a university wide organization dedicated to increasing environmental consciousness. In addition to helping organizing student engagement in events, Falon has worked with various administrators and faculty to help demonstrate the need for an office dedicated specifically to sustainability on her campus. By working within various student government organizations and community group, Falon hopes to demonstrate the importance of environmental justice to her peers and these concepts as a means of empowering people of color to become part of the environmental movement. This fall, Falon will be working within elementary schools to help start recycling and sustainability programs and thus broaden the meaning of being green.

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