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The Sustainable Youth Internship program takes an immersive approach to environmental education, offering yearlong internships to 150 high school students at 10 Title 1 public schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving a total student population of 20,000 students.
The internships promote team-work and project-based learning, preparing students for college and environmental careers by connecting low-income youth with their local environments.  Student teams at each school use science and technology to research and address pressing issues in their campuses and communities, engaging their peers in protecting watersheds from litter and runoff pollution, restoring creek native habitats, preventing marine debris or fighting air pollution and its impact on human health.  Each school team is led by an Earth Team professional educator acting as a Campus Coordinator, working with teachers to connect in-class curriculum with afterschool service learning projects in collaboration with partner and community organizations.
February 15, 2017

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For the past 3 weeks, Oakland High school was visited by Julia Dorosh, Program Associate for Earth Team and...Read more

February 15, 2017

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Interns spent their weekly meeting this Valentine’s Day testing water samples from 4 different locations, Lake Merritt in Oakland, Antioch Marina, stormwater runoff near Antioch High, and tap water from Antioch High. Parameters tested were dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, and...Read more

February 13, 2017

screen-shot-2017-02-08-at-11-52-19-am-1This past month, Pinole worked with Program Associate Jenna Topper to assess the waste system on campus. This...Read more

February 13, 2017

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Alameda Earth Team continues to work with East Bay Regional Park Staff (EBRPD) staff to help restore parks in their local community. For the last month interns have been working rain or shine on Thursdays at Crown Memorial Beach helping EBRPD staff...Read more

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