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Asheville, NC 28815-9000


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The Environmental Leadership Center

Launched in January 1996, the mission of the Warren Wilson College Environmental Leadership Center (ELC) is to raise awareness of local, national and global environmental realities and to inspire caring citizens - especially our youth - to reflect, to communicate, and to act as responsible caretakers of the earth. The ELC is integral to and supports the central mission of Warren Wilson College - to provide an education combining liberal arts study, work, and service, with a strong commitment to environmental responsibility and experiential opportunities for international and cross-cultural understanding in a setting that promotes wisdom, spiritual growth, and contribution to the common good.

The Environmental Leadership Center is determined to foster the dialog, develop the leaders, and apply the practices required to implement systemic change. Its vision is global, its focus is regional, and its initiatives are action-oriented and designed to address the most pressing environmental issues