The EMERGE application period is open September 1st - October 31st, 2018. Applicants will be notified of their selection status by December 1st, 2018. The EMERGE class semester will begin on January 1st, 2019 and will end on July 31st, 2019. For more information regarding leadership sessions and other program information, please click here. Make plans to join the Green Resource Center for Alabama for an EMERGE interest reception on October 18th, 2018. RSVP here.

EMERGE applicants should be age 26 or older living in the Birmingham, Alabama area and should demonstrate an interest in sustainability through their profession, community/civic service, or personal interests. Please completely fill out the application below to apply. If you have any questions, please email

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