2021 Wild About Houston: A Green Film Festival

In 2015, the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition brought the Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour to Houston for the first time, selling out the first showing and sharing the festival with an audience of thousands in following years. Despite the enthusiastic reception, CEC quickly realized that, while the WSFF was inspiring and meaningful, it did not showcase local environmental stories, issues, and heroes. 

So CEC decided to create its own, local green film festival.

The CEC is proud to present the 4th annual Wild About Houston Green Film Festival on Friday, December 17, 2021.

CEC would like to use this festival to tell local environmental stories, highlight the work of CEC’s member organizations, and to inspire our residents and visitors to make a difference in the environment and our quality of life.


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CEC Welcomes Paige Powell as Deputy Director

We are pleased to welcome Paige Powell as the new Deputy Director of Citizens’ Environmental Coalition. Paige has been an active part of Houston’s green community for over fifteen years, and brings nearly a decade of nonprofit administrative experience to her role at CEC. In the coming months, she will help to coordinate our environmental education initiatives, green films programs, and other signature events.

Paige spent the last eight years at Air Alliance Houston, where she was an integral collaborator on a number of different projects, programs, and campaigns. She is a two-time alumnus of the University of Houston (Master of Public Policy, B.A. Economics), Certified Public Manager, Climate Reality Leader, and has spent many years as an informal educator for both children and adults.

Paige is a loving mother, Assistant Scoutmaster, and member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston. Her hobbies include gardening, yoga, making music, and spending time in the great outdoors. She looks forward to continuing the work of building a sustainable Houston with CEC, its member organizations, and community partners.

Paige can be reached at paige.powell@cechouston.org.