Oakland, CA – Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following statement regarding the annual National Science Bowl competition: “I applaud the Obama Administration for continuing the tradition of the National Science Bowl and demonstrating his commitment to preparing our students for the jobs of the 21st century. Inspiring our students to pursue careers and in science, math and technology will ensure our nation continues to make important advancements in green technology and energy efficient innovations. At Green For All we know that the jobs of the future will be in the green economy and by training students in these critical fields we can help them compete and win, while preserving our nation’s precious resources for generations to come.” About Green For All Green For All is a national organization dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through a clean energy economy. The organization works in collaboration with the business, government, labor, and grassroots communities to create and implement programs that increase quality jobs and opportunities in green industry – all while holding the most vulnerable people at the center of its agenda. For more information, please visitwww.gfa.fchq.ca.