We work to cultivate environmental awareness and action, create a community of advocates, and contribute to the defense of ecosystems and peoples through empowering education, community-based research, and people-oriented, patriotic, and scientific advocacy.
CEC supports adult learners from marginalized and ecologically-critical communities by developing and providing environmental education courses and training adult educators at the grassroots level. CEC's environmental education curriculum is aimed at helping people cultivating ecological awareness, critical analysis, and progressive action. Learn more here
CEC pursues awareness and advocacy through various strategies: conferences and workshops, information and educational materials production, audio-visual productions, mobilizations and issue campaigns, cultural events and media work. This advocacy is supported by environmental and scientific studies which have served as useful references for communities, academics, advocates, and policy-makers. Learn more here
CEC strives to make a difference in the lives of its partner communities by providing scientific and technical support services for environmental issues, identifying alternative opportunities, mobilizing resources and volunteer support, and supporting worthwhile projects initiated by women, youth, farmers, indigenous peoples and fisherfolks organizations. Learn more here