Champions of Coastal Resilience is a Program of Learning Endeavors, a 501c3 non-profit organization based on the Island of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands.
In 2019, Learning Endeavors launched the development of Champions of Coastal Resilience. Through initial grant funding and through collaboration with partners, the CCR Approach was developed and programs were offered such as professional development for teachers, after school programs, camps, and community film festival events.
Learn more by watching the Champions of Coastal Resilience Overview Video below (Est. 8/2022).
The Learning Endeavors mission is to inspire the next generation of leaders by developing and managing innovative education programs in Hawai’i and beyond.
Champions of Coastal Resilience is an initiative aligned with the
Core Beliefs of Learning Endeavors:
Youth deserve opportunities to solve real world problems as a part of their education so they can become empowered citizens.
Global challenges like climate change and biodiversity loss require new approaches to education, ones that integrate cultural awareness and environmental justice.
Geospatial technology tools and critical thinking skills are essential to innovative leadership development and informed, place-based decision making.
Field-based, outdoor education connects learners with nature and nurtures curiosity and compassion for our Earth System.