U-CAN is a program of AFC + A, in partnership with the US Forest Service (USFS) & the National Wildlife Federation (NWF).

2018 U-CAN SUMMER YOUTH CONGRESS

Colorado, US & Puerto Rico

Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A), in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and with the support of the US Forest Service & its Woodsy Owl Conservation Corps, host young leaders from across the country and Puerto Rico to participate in the United Cultures for Art + Nature (U-CAN) Green Ambassadors Youth Congress last Summer.

 

AUGUST, 2018 @ Cal-Wood, Colorado

JULY, 2018 @ Tabonucco, Puerto Rico

The U-CAN scholarship covers all of the program costs including; your travel to and from one of the designated pick-up spots, and your lodging and meals during your stay. In this Congress, students will experience an innovative curriculum joining studies in the principles of environmental stewardship with the development of creative skills in verbal, visual, and sound arts and their application to social change. 

2018 U-CAN FACULTY & SPEAKERS

Colorado, US

KEYNOTES

 

FACULTY

 

  • Bianca Mikahn, Sound Arts Workshop

  • Shawna Crocker, Pollinators

  • Alexis de los Santos, Therapist, "Emotional Intelligence"

  • Mercy Dinwiddie, Forestry & Conservation Workshop / Fishing & Archery

  • Alfonso Piloto Nieves Ruíz, Visual Art Workshop "Recycle Materials"

  • David Manzanares, Verbal & Visual Art "3D Storytelling: Write, Sculpting & Drawing"

  • Franklin Cruz, Verbal & Visual Art "3D Storytelling: Write, Sculpting & Drawing"

  • Dana Coelho, Director Metro DNA "Forestry Conservation"

  • Melissa Martinez, "River and Watersheds"

  • Erin Hattler, Herbalist "Medical Plants & Nutrition"

  • Joseph Callahan, EnergyLab Activity and Workshop

  • Haydee Flores Trueba, Get to know myself through the ART

STAFF

MENTORS FOR STUDENTS

 

Alejandro Soto, U-CAN Colorado 2017

Nalleli Hidalgo, Houston WOCC

Cinthia Cantú, Houston WOCC -Zumba

Andre Saenz, Houston WOCC

Juan Elizondo, Houston WOCC

2018 U-CAN FACULTAD & ORADORES

Puerto Rico

ORADORES

FACULTAD

STAFF

MENTORES DE LOS ESTUDIANTES

 

Alejandro Soto, U-CAN Colorado 2017

Luis Angel Cruz, Houston WOCC -Zumba

Cinthia Cantú, Houston WOCC -Zumba

Sali Ortíz, AFC+A Puerto Rico & Guagua Solidaria

Non-profit Organization

Tax Exempt Status: 501(c)(3)  EIN 32-0241204 July 2012

AFC+A USA

 

Address: 1942 Broadway St., Suite 210

Boulder, Colorado 80302

Contact: Irene Vilar, Founder & CEO

Phone. 303.330.6597

Email: irene@americasforconservation.org

AFC+A Puerto Rico Offices

 

AFC+A Metro

P.O. Box 13934

San Juan, Puerto Rico. 00908

AFC+A Sur

4 Calle Santo Domingo

Yauco, Puerto Rico 00678

 

Contact: Jonathan Cintron, Director PR

cintron@americasforconservation.org

Initial design by Rafael Lopez / Manage and updates by Jonathan Cintrón

©2019 Americas For Conservation + The Arts

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