Petition Your College for Sustainability

A group of students at my alma mater in Minnesota have created an online petition and campaign demanding that the college adhere to its proclaimed sustainability vision. Arguing that its current plan is too opaque, they are asking the college to set transparent and measurable goals, and to give students insight into the progress toward attaining them.

http://www.change.org/petitions/concordia-college-administration-ad...

To what extent do you think sites like change.org empower the current generation of students to become catalysts for progress within the institutions to which they belong? Would you organize a similar campaign at your college?

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