Empowering community partners: A case study motivating environmentally sustainable behavioral changes in Latino migrant agricultural families


  • Jessica Ivy Thomson Utah State University
  • Roslynn G.H. Brain Utah State University Moab


Environmental sustainability outreach programs can benefit significantly through adaptation that connects to and fosters change within the Spanish speaking community.  This article demonstrates a case study in which the authors partnered with a local Latino organization through an undergraduate service-learning project. The goal of this project was to incorporate environmentally sustainable behaviors both with young Latino students in school and with their families at the household level.