The Portal in Lagos is located at the Sustainable Green Environment (SGE) Initiative, which is a community of young people and professionals trained to become internationally recognized sustainable professionals.
SGE's initiative harness the talent, energy, and skills of young people and professionals towards a collective effort put forward to achieving a sustainable natural and built environment in Africa.
Within the next five years, the Initiative is going to train, support and task ten thousand young people and professionals from different industries in the country with the responsibility of raising, driving and coaching hundreds of individuals each on how to create awareness and execute projects that will connect the essentials of green environment, with keen attention on eradication of climate change impact through mitigation and possible ways to adapt to the changes in our environment.
The world’s biggest conversation on the climate crisis launches simultaneously in New York City, Mexico City and Kigali
What if you could talk to a stranger on the other side of the world as if you were in the same room together? Learn about the origins of Shared Studios and portals. The documentary follows middle schoolers as they step into the Richmond Portal and connect with two muralists in Mexico City. "Passion Projects" is a docuseries about turning passion into purpose and its impact on the world.
It amazes me just how universal hip-hop has become. Here in America it was originally created as a means to express ourselves despite the forces oppressing us. Blacks had few ways to convey their thoughts publicly so we confused creativity with passion in hopes that the words in our hearts would be felt. Today I spoke with a man on the other side of the world who said that positive hip-hop is blooming where he lives in Afghanistan. It’s inspirational to say the least. I’m honored to be able to share my voice with the world. This portal is a gift, a treasure in time that I feel will one day be incredibly impacting! Javier S