Our mission is to champion regional sustainability
through education, advocacy for environmental
and climate policy, and empowerment of
young environmental leaders.

2024 Student Film Fest

Submissions are in and the judging is underway for The 7th Annual CEC Student Film Fest!

Please join us on Wednesday April 24, 6:30-8pm at the Burlingame High School Theater for the unveiling of winners at this annual event. Winning films made by San Mateo County youth in three divisions, elementary grades 4-5, middle school grades 6-8, and high school grades 9-12 will be screened and awarded cash prizes that have been generously provided by Peninsula Clean Energy.

This FREE event has just been recognized with a 2024 Jefferson Award for multiplying good among youth in our community. Special guests include professional filmmaker and educator Kristin Tieche and San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine. Free snacks will also be on hand.

Here’s a video about the CEC Student Film Fest: tinyurl.com/CECFilmFest2024. The Film Fest is presented by the Citizens Environmental Council (CEC) and Peninsula Clean Energy.

Visit burlingamefilmfest.com for more info and to register. Questions can be sent to info@cecburlingame.org.

Burlingame Focuses on Environmental Justice

The City of Burlingame is inviting residents to an Environmental Justice Workshop on Tuesday, April 23, to share ideas about environmental justice issues that impact the city, for a new Environmental Justice Element that will be added to the city’s General Plan. The workshop will take place from 6 to [...]

Creators of CEC’s Student Film Fest Win Jefferson Award

Two CEC Board Members, Eileen Kim (right) and Shirley Lee (left), were surprised to learn that they have been named winners of the Jefferson Award, which has honored public service in the U.S. for more than 50 years, for creating and managing the Citizens Environmental Council’s Student Film Fest [...]

Free Environmental Programs in Burlingame

We’d like to invite you to free events in 2024 designed to help you enjoy a more sustainable world. Some events are sponsored by the Burlingame Public Library, as part of its Sustainable Living series. All events are free. For more information, visit cecburlingame.org or email info@cecburlingame.org. Saturday, April [...]

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Youth Empowerment

Fourth grader Allison Wylie’s video, “Climate Change Is Taxing,” was the Elementary School Winner in the 2020 CEC Student Film Fest. Learn more about our Youth Empowerment programs: