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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.