Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.50
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date July 17, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Los Angeles
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Carol Roberts-Corb
Assistant Dean for Student Conduct
Student Conduct Office
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
24488

Total number of students enrolled for credit that are served (i.e. directly targeted) by a student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program (avoid double-counting to the extent feasible):
0

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
0

Name of the student educators program:
ASI Environmental Policy Committee

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
500

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities:

ASI has a goal to increase awareness about environmental issues on campus and in the community. In an effort to create a dialogue, the Environmental Policy Committee surveyed students and designed peer-led eco-impact projects. As a result, students connect with others and learn more about sustainability efforts at Cal State LA.

Projects: Smoking Policy Resolution, Community Garden in Housing, Research on how to reduce plastic consumption on campus, Weekly tabling to promote the committee and events, Eco-Opinion Board

Community Affairs: Heal the Bay - Adopt a Beach program; volunteer beach clean ups, Trash Free Earth; volunteer park clean ups, DWP; working together to implement the Cocoon system on our campus, MOVE LA; collecting signatures for a petition to reduce public transportation for students

Previous Events: Film Series (4/26/2016), Green Experience (4/5/2016), Green Day (3/1/2016), Green Resolutions (1/13/2016), Turkey Free Tasting (11/24/2016), Spooky Truths (10/29/2015)


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Students apply to serve on the ASI Environmental Policy Committee. They are selected after a review of their applications, interviews, and approval by the ASI Board of Directors.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach:

The ASI Environmental Policy Committee is a part of the ASI Summer Leadership Training and Retreat. Additionally, members take part in the ASI Winter Leadership Training. Various leadership development and campus resource related topics are addressed during these trainings. Additionally, various Los Angeles-based environmental advocacy agencies attend the ASI Environmental Policy Committee meetings to provide the students collaborative learning and partnering opportunities.


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination):

The ASI Environmental Policy Committee has office availability in the University-Student Union and advisement from the ASI Director of Government Affairs and Leadership Programs and the Cal State LA Energy & Sustainability Manager. Additionally, they receive a $5,000 program budget. Additional funding can be requested (as needed) through the ASI Board of Directors.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):

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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (2nd program):

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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (2nd program):

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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (2nd program):

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Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):

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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (3rd program):

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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (3rd program):

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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (3rd program):

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A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs, including the number of students served and how student educators are selected, trained, and supported by the institution:

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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually (all programs):
50

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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