On February 17, 2013, Eriqah Foreman-Williams of the National Wildlife Federation took 30 students from historically black colleges and universities to Washington, DC to participate in the #ForwardOnClimate rally. This is their story. Visit www.greengoingforward.wordpress.com

National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Program works with more than half of the nation's 4,100 colleges and universities to advance climate action and sustainability on campus and in the community. For more information, please go to: www.campusecology.org.