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Debuting its newest program, GPRC welcomes visiting students to Houston on an alternate Spring Break to work alongside Restoration Not Incarceration field crew in Esteban Park.
Phone (678) 367-3117 * Facsimile (678) 534-6349 * Press@EnviGlobal.com MEDIA ADVISORY Great Plains Restoration Council (GPRC) Debuts Your Health Outdoors Program to Students of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Debuting its newest program, GPRC welcomes visiting students to Houston on an alternate Spring Break to work alongside Restoration Not Incarceration field crew in Esteban Park. WHEN: Monday, March 12, 2012 TIME: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM CST WHERE: Esteban Park 5160 South Acres Drive Houston, TX 77048 WHO: Founder of Great Plains Restoration Council (GPRC) and Social Transformation Activist, Jarid Manos is leading an effort to educate and enlighten students from The House University Ministries at UT- Chattanooga through an Alternate Spring Break experience with his Restoration Not Incarceration program. Esteban Park is an inner city Ecological Health demonstration park in Houston dedicated to saving America's critically endangered native coastal prairie and help often homeless, formerly incarcerated young adults move past challenges such as trauma, crisis, anger and damage to stabilize their lives, while gaining employment and training for new green jobs. The initiative marks the first public service opportunity under Your Health Outdoors, which is a new GPRC program available to the general public with Ecological Health practices, principles, and hands-on volunteer work opportunities. INFO: Jarid Manos is the author of Ghetto Plainsman, a gritty, raw and spiritual chronicle of triumph over humiliation, self-defeat, anger and violence that takes readers on a chaotic journey between urban survival and the life-or-death struggles of the ravaged American Great Plains. Manos is a philanthropic trailblazer, vegan athlete, empowerment speaker and pioneer of the emerging Ecological Health Movement. Great Plains Restoration Council (GPRC), an organization which conducts all of its ecological work through two social work programs that help youth and young adults heal themselves through healing some of America's most damaged ecosystems: Restoration Not Incarceration and Plains Youth InterACTION, both of which engage youth in discovering the values of leadership and personal responsibility for their own health, their life’s direction and their environment. INTERVIEWS: Photo opportunities and interviews are available throughout the event. CONTACT: For all media inquiries and appearances, please connect via email to Press@EnviGlobal.com or phone at (678) 367-3117. To book Jarid Manos for speaking engagements, conferences and seminars, please send your request to C.Reese@EnviGlobal.com. To learn more about the Jarid Manos & GPRC, please visit www.JaridManos.com & www.GPRC.org.
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