I am proud to share that since Eco Boys and Girls inception at the esteemed Liberty Science Center three years ago, we have taken many strides around the world to promote the importance of environmental education. Most recently, we have been developing a 6 volume book series for Pre K to 3rd grade that is being promoted by the National Education Association.
On Earth Day 2013 a reading of our first book “Meet The Eco Boys and Girls”, alongside Dr. Seuss’s “The Lorax”, were both featured as part of the NEA’s Read Across America Program for their significance towards earth stewardship.
This past weekend, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum hosted a reading event with interactive activities.
In addition to the books, we are currently working on expanding through various digital media platforms, ebooks, apps, tv/web series, while continuing to work with major organizations on global partnerships such as the NEA and Friends of the United Nations and having been cited by the Environmental Protection Agency and Association of Science and Technology Centers in the past, we continue to develop those important partnerships.
Our goal with our original characters and content is to entertain, educate and inspire youth and families to “take action” for our planet in peril.
Our mission is to engage them to be aware of and stay connected to each other and the earth, while empowering them to take ownership of our planet. Each character promotes their individual missions.
Ernie Earth preserves the natural world and its ecosystem; Lulu Love demonstrates loving relationships between humans and all things;Patsy Peace solves conflicts so that humans, animals and things can exist in peaceful ways; Ray Recycle shows people ways to reuse and recycle and Sammy Sun spreads the word about conservation and protecting our natural resources.
Additionally, we are moving forward with our other two brands focused on sustainability and interconnectedness.
EcoBrands encourages sustainable fashion and educated consumerism and Peacearth promotes sustainable peace through art and media. We are building distribution channels through digital platforms as well as working with global institutions to spread the message.
Thank you for allowing me to share with you and please feel free to contact me with any thoughts. Warmest regards to all.