The climate crisis is not the result of one generation’s failure, but of a whole system that has failed. To fix it, we need to work together across generations and demand unprecedented systemic change, write climate activists Selma de Montgomery and Esther Michelsen Kjeldahl in this article.
I’m running. Going as fast as my legs will take me. Running through a jungle. When I look up the sky is a canopy of different shades of greens and browns. When I look down the ground is dirt and fallen leaves, sticks and large roots. I’m barefoot. My brown toes squish the soft Earth beneath them as I keep going.
Evergreen allows for students to follow our individual learning interests, and strengthens our passion to help better the world. Our school’s education system makes space for students to forge their own learning paths, whether they decide to study abroad, engage in internships or independent learning contracts, or take a variety of stimulating on-campus academic programs.
Xing Wei College (XWC) was founded by Weiming Chen in 2010. It is, we believe, the first private, non-profit, college in the People’s Republic of China (PROC) with an educational philosophy inspired by liberal arts colleges in the United States (US). Our motto is “Freedom, Passion, Conscience.”