August 03, 2020

IDEAS For Us: An Environmental Action Organization Creating Global Solutions from Localized Efforts

HMM producer Anna Steltenkamp speaks with Lee Perry, the Chief Operations Officer, and Clayton Louis Ferrara, the Executive Director, of the United Nations Accredited NGO, IDEAS For Us. IDEAS For Us is an Orlando-based grassroots non-profit organization that creates global environmental solutions within the 5 Pillars of Sustainability (Energy, Water, Food, Waste, & Ecology) through local action. Since 2008, IDEAS For Us has taken action in 30 countries worldwide.

This is the first segment in a multi-part dialogue with Lee Perry and Clayton Louis Ferrara. In this segment, Lee and Clayton discuss the environmental action initiatives of IDEAS For Us. They elaborate on their approach to change-making: local-level efforts that are inclusive of the voices of community members and promote collaboration within a global network of connected partners.

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