Crystal Grant Jennings
Education and Leadership Development Coordinator
South Central Regional Center
Crystal coordinates efforts to engage youth and emerging leaders to support the mission and work of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). As Regional Youth Coordinator, Crystal is responsible for supporting the implementation of Earth Tomorrow®, which is NWF’s multi-cultural, youth environmental education and leadership program based in Atlanta. Crystal also coordinates the delivery of content and logistics for the Earth Tomorrow® annual Summer Institute, which provides students with an opportunity to learn more about environmental issues and engage in outdoor activities. In addition to her work with Earth Tomorrow®, Crystal is working to promote the expansion of Eco-Schools USA within school districts in the state of Georgia. Crystal has experience supporting youth environmental efforts such as: recycling programs, clean-up community projects, and the installation of pollinator gardens.
Prior to her role as Regional Youth Coordinator, Crystal started work with NWF as the Global Warming Intern at the National Advocacy Center, in DC. She also served as the Oil Spill Response Coordinator for the Eastern Gulf Coast Region upon returning to Atlanta, her hometown, which is also where she earned her BS in Environmental Science at Spelman College.