Science, Policy, and Advocacy on Population and the Environment

Programs and Services

The Center for Environment and Population (CEP) works in three program areas: population and environment linkages; reproductive health and rights, and; women/girls empowerment - in the US domestically, and globally.

CEP undertakes its work in two ways, through Program Activities and Consultancy Services.

CEP Program Activities

CEP undertakes research, policy and advocacy work on the issues from the US domestic community, state and national to the global levels, including:

- Research and writing cutting-edge policy briefs, fact sheets, blogs, reports;

- Organizing, convening information and advocacy side events, forums, training sessions and workshops;

- Social media, blog series, Twitter, Facebook;

- US campuses Reproductive Health and Rights (RHR) movement building and engagement in select US states (Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California), and PHE activities, curriculum and materials development, youth engagement over the short and long term;

- Lunch-N-Learn and other remote online education and engagement with partner NGOs and target audiences;

- Online courses on the issues.

CEP target audiences include policy makers, influentials, constituents, youth, the media and public.

CEP Consultancy Services

CEP also offers the following consultancy services for NGOs, foundations and academic/research institutes:

Non-governmental organization support:

  • Research, writing, editing, proofing of web content, reports, articles, blogs, policy briefs, fact sheets, background papers, power points and other materials on the range of environmental, sustainable development, population and/or reproductive health issues in the US, from the local community to national and global levels
  • Campaign strategy and implementation
  • Webinars and remote “Lunch-N-Learn” presentations, production
  • Meeting, forum and workshop organizing, convening, follow-up
  • On-line course development, production
  • University campus curriculum input and class/experts presentations, workshops
  • Communications/media and social media work
  • Presenting and speaking on the issues
  • Organizational representation, reporting on key meetings, events
  • Strategic planning, program development, implementation

Foundation support and advisory services:

  • Work with the foundation team to provide support for all foundation activities
  • Independent review and assessment of grantee proposals
  • Identification of potential new projects, organizations for funding
  • Communication and project development, implementation, review with grantees
  • Liaison with foundation and grantees
  • Identification of programmatic and foundation partners
  • Programmatic development, implementation, strategic planning
  • Produce policy, issue briefs
  • Identification of emerging issues, new trends, partners, programmatic directions

For more information about CEP's Program Activities and Consultancy Services, please contact us.


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