Andrew Sartain, Earth Rebirth

Educating children, families
and communities on
sustainable living practices

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Sartain has been selected as one of the 2016 winners of the Oklahoma Human Rights Award. Andrew is recognized for his support of education as it relates to the sustainable development of our global community.

Andrew is the Founder of Earth Rebirth (EB), a nonprofit whose focuses are divided into short-term and long-term goals for growth. In the short-term, EB is determined to educating children, families and communities on sustainable living practices, environmental actions, technological breakthroughs and adequate paths for social evolution. Currently they are doing this through four main programs: Garden Your Own Growth, Taking H2Ownership, Homemade Sustainability, and Rural Community Development.

EB’s long-term goals target deeper research and investment into high potential ventures that incorporate environmental sustainability with economic rationality. Ventures include research and investment in alternative energy – solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal, hydro; as well as global communications, transportation, community infrastructure, and media production.

EB has been honored with several awards for its commitment to sustainable development, including the 2014 OK Recycling nonprofit of the Year, 2015 Environmental Excellence Winner, and 2016 Small Business Recycling Award – Norman Chamber of Commerce.

Earth Rebirth’s long-term goals target deeper research and investment into high potential ventures that incorporate environmental sustainability with economic rationality. Ventures include research and investment in alternative energy – solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal, hydro; as well as global communications, transportation, community infrastructure, and media production.

You’re invited to attend the presentation of the 2016 Human Rights Awards on Saturday, December 10th, in the House Chamber of the Oklahoma State Capitol. The program will begin at 10am. It will be emcee’d by former State Representative Seneca Scott. There is no charge to attend. Following the awards program, you are invited to enjoy a Free Speech Forum in the Senate Assembly Room from 12 Noon to 2pm.
Every year, the Oklahoma Human Rights Awards are co-sponsored by the Oklahoma City chapter of the United Nations Association and the Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance.
Previous winners of the award include educators, physicians, students, and community volunteers from many different communities and all walks of life. They are united by their enduring commitment to the values and principles expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
For more information about the awards program, please contact Wilfredo Santosrivera, 405-631-3027.

“We resolve, between now and 2030, to end poverty and hunger everywhere; to combat inequalities within and among countries; to build peaceful, just and inclusive societies; to protect human rights and promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls; and to ensure the lasting protection of the planet and its natural resources.”

–“Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

Resolution A/RES/70/1 of the United Nations General Assembly
September 25, 2015

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