Support EHRA

The Power

The power of EHRA is in its intergenerational partnerships. Focused on youth, we work to build our collective skills and knowledge to improve long-term environmental health and justice in the communities in which we live and work.  

The Opportunities

EHRA is dedicated to supporting high school students through the EHRA Academy. The two-week summer academy provides training in environmental science and policy advocacy as well as access to mentors with training in environmental law, engineering, public health, city planning, community organizing and more. EHRA also prepares academy participants as global citizens to respond to urgent environmental threats. The academy experience includes a bus tour of local industry, as well as practice with using handheld air monitors, developing policy advocacy campaigns, presenting findings at the local and state level, and much more.

EHRA Talks provides opportunities for youth to continue to learn and grow beyond their time in the academy and for them to reach others through virtual talks they help create.

EHRA’s Plain Language Project translates agency documents to ensure readability, while maintaining scientific quality, so members of the general public can engage in environmental decision-making in their community.

The Impact

Your gift to EHRA will help improve environmental health and justice issues in the city of Dearborn and beyond. Gifts provide continued funding to maintain a high quality, hands-on academy experience for youth and to increase the number of students who can participate in EHRA programs. Examples of how gifts to the EHRA Support Fund will directly impact youth and, ultimately the community, include:   

Sponsor a youth to participate in the next EHRA Academy: 

$1,000 per student

Cover the cost to purchase handheld air monitors for youth and community members to engage in community science: 

Cover the cost to rent a bus for the EHRA annual environmental justice bus tour and/or to attend Legislative Action  Day in Lansing: 

Promotional and outreach materials:

How to make a gift:

You may make a gift online here or by printing this gift form and mailing to:

University of Michigan-Dearborn

Institutional Advancement, Attn: Diane Gulyas

4901 Evergreen Road, 1040 AB

Dearborn, MI 48128 

You may also make a gift of appreciated securities and, for those eligible, through an IRA Charitable Rollover.

If you would like to discuss your gift, please contact Diane Gulyas, Director of Development, University of Michigan-Dearborn at 313-593-5504 or via email at  

EHRA appreciates gifts of all sizes. If you would like to support EHRA with a gift at a different level than those listed above, you can do so by using the gift form. Gifts of any size can be pooled together to support student and community involvement. 

EHRA Support Fund Gift Form 9.8.2020.pdf

Thank you!