Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.36
Liaison Delicia Nahman
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Lafayette College
IN-50: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Kendall Roberson
Sustainability Fellow
Office of Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Sustainability and Female Empowerment

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

In 2017, the Landis Center for Community Engagement established a partnership with The Leadership Center (TLC) in Honduras as part of its Alternative School Break (ASB) program. TLC offers 2-3 year academic and residency programs for approximately 30 young women from diverse backgrounds and locations throughout Honduras. The Leadership Center teaches English, leadership, community development, business and entrepreneurship as well as other liberal arts courses.

Each year, a group of 12 students and 2 learning partners go to TLC as part of the ASB program. On this trip students help develop sustainable systems on the TLC campus and work on English lessons with the young women. Past projects include sustainable agriculture, bridge construction, and solar panels.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Research
Public Engagement
Air & Climate

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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