Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit

2022 Bioneers conference. Over 400 people attended the two day environmental justice conference, with 230 of those being Middle and High School students. Of those students, 125 of them came from Southwest Detroit schools: Detroit Cristo Rey, Holy Redeemer, and Academy of the Americas.

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Be a positive force in our earth community

The Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit conference is a platform for community members to network and highlight innovative approaches to environmental and social challenges. The conference is for people of all ages who are interested in exploring topics, developing skills and motivating action for the betterment of our One Earth Community.

This is an opportunity for you to to share experiences and learn strategies to ensure that humans are a positive force in our earth community while addressing the critical issues of public health and wellness; racial and environmental justice; indigenous (Traditional Ecological Knowledge, TEK) resource protection and sustainability; fresh water resource and Great Lakes protection; and recycling, food waste reduction and management.


attendees of 2022 bioneers conference outside activityThe GLBD Mission

Our mission is to promote a sustainable community that fosters life-giving relationships, nurtures connections and celebrates solutions for restoring and healing Earth's communities.

The GLBD Vision

Our vision is expressed in the preamble of the Earth Charter: "in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms, we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny. We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice and a culture of peace."

Past GLBD Conferences

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