Please join us for #GivingTuesday, November 30 to raise $50,000 and champion students who excel to raise climate awareness by research, essay publication, and community service.
Visit our YouTube channel. Learn more about our climate and environmental science student programs here.
What Your Gift Will Accomplish
With your support, more young people will have the opportunity to thrive, and receive monetary scholarship awards, essay publication, with recognition for their climate science contribution to their community.
It is true, "Many hands make the work light."
Together we can buoy the next generation and build a better tomorrow.
What are the goals of the Reception of Champions Climate Awards?
The Reception of Champions Climate Awards honors the achievement of U.S. students who submit award-winning climate essays for media publication. Teachers are recognized, honored, and receive awards when their students submit winning climate essays. Books Motivate Foundation top volunteers and community service supporters receive recognition and awards annually as well.
Why are the goals important?
The Reception of Champions Climate Awards advocates for an empathic civilization based on evidence-based reasoning with climate environmental justice as a needed springboard from our nation’s high schools. Our efforts raise awareness of the climate crisis and solutions in each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories as well as globally.
How can you help?
Volunteer and/or be an individual or corporate donor in support of our climate momentum, which is evident in the groundswell of concern for American youth and their aspirations for environmental conservation and an expectation to a magnanimous quality of life. Support our cause with volunteerism and monetary donations.
Sign Up to be a Volunteer: https://www.booksmotivate.org/volunteer.html
To learn more about our youth environmental conservation programs, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Books Motivate Foundation hosts the 2021 Reception of Champions Climate Awards virtual event on Saturday, August 28 from 12 Noon to 2 pm Eastern. The event celebrates awards to Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts student, Patrick Cannon, 2021 National Climate Student Essayist who will share a reading of his essay entitled, “Biodiversity Loss.” The 2021 National Climate Teacher award, the 2021 Books Motivate Volunteer and community awards will also be presented. Featured climate film screenings and panel discussion with community Q&A include guest presenters, Senior Director of Project Drawdown, Crystal Chissell and Dr. Gregory S. Jenkins, Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Geography, and African Studies from Penn State University with moderator, Dr. Pamela Ellis, Executive Director, Books Motivate Foundation.
Students, educators, sponsors, and the community are welcomed! For virtual event tickets, and/or to donate or sponsor the event, click here.
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2020 Reception of Champions Climate Awards Celebration
Remarks by the Executive Director
Pamela S. Ellis, Ph.D.
A World of Thanksgivings for gracious, impactful words and deeds with Laurie Biggs, Patrick Campbell, Ana Curtis, Byron Ellis, Ebonique Ellis, Lauretta Halstead, Philip Halstead, and so many 🌍🌹
Location: Hyatt Place, Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol
Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM, during the National Book Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Like Al Gore, some of us truly believe that we can handle any Inconvenient Truths after being energized by conversations, planning, and the film. With so many wonderful people in attendance for this special evening, we are filled with gratitude everyone! Look for upcoming program and event information with next steps for engagements. Special thanks to Dr. Nick Snow for service beyond the call of duty representing Citizens’ Climate Lobby efforts locally, and nationwide.
Books Motivate is pleased to announce a special movie screening of An Inconvenient Sequel at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester, VA, July 22, 2019 at 7 pm. Invite your family, friends, coworkers, and community members. Choose to Thrive in 2019!
With gratitude for a special evening of Humans, Ethics, and Environment in preparation for 2018 Summer of possibilities Eastern Panhandle of WV college-bound students….To all those who made this journey a reality, we say thank you! Please visit our Facebook page for photo highlights!
Humans, Ethics, Environment Event – Keynote, Barbara Gottlieb, Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Washington, D.C.
A Fundraiser for 2018 Summer College Planning & Young Entrepreneur Scholarships with Books Motivate Foundation
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Holiday Inn, Foxcroft Avenue, Martinsburg, WV 25401
Build your pathway towards college and career success!
Martinsburg, WV 2018 College Planning
Saturdays, July 7-28, 2018
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
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