LS Grad Receives Environmental Leadership Award from Sustainable Sudbury

Published on June 5, 2015 under Awards

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Text from Sudbury Crier Article:

Posted Jun. 15, 2015 at 12:12 PM


Grace Caltabiano received the first Award for Environmental Leadership from Sustainable Sudbury’s Richard Vanderslice, on behalf of members of the organization.

Caltabiano, a 2015 graduate of Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School is the co-founder of SOCAN (Student Organized Climate Action Network) which aims to convince public school teachers to divest their pension funds from fossil fuels. She is a Senior Fellow of the national Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) and has testified on divestment issues before the Boston City Council and representatives of the Massachusetts House and Senate.

As a member of the New England Aquarium’s ClimaTeens program, Caltabiano has presented on climate change, as it affects the world’s oceans, to U.S. Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, U.S. Senator Ed Markey and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. This fall, Caltabiano intends to study human ecology with a focus on marine science at the College of the Atlantic in Maine.

Photo credit, Timothy Coyne

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