September 23, 2017

In the 2017-2018 school year, JFK High School student interns will participate in an after school service-learning project to reduce contamination in the waste streams in their school & communities. This blog will serve as a platform for interns to share their work.

September 18, 2017

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On August 7, 2017, Marco and Jeremiah, Antioch 2016-2017 Interns, presented their years work to the DOW Community Advisory Panel (CAP). Interns specifically highlighted how the grant funds were used for the project and their experiences working out on the Wetlands participating and leading restoration activities.

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The Community Advisory Board was very responsive and were extremely grateful to see how hard our Antioch students have been working throughout the year. Earth Team is looking...

June 9, 2017

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On Tuesday, June 6th interns joined together for the last day of the year at a location that meant a lot to our group. Interns sat around some warm pizza (and some vegan goodness) as they gazed upon their lawn transformation site at the Hayward City Hall, one of their biggest service learning projects of the...

May 10, 2017

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*Student Blog*

At Hayward City Hall we engaged 85+ community members in a lawn transformation to teach people methods of conserving water through a garden installation with over 200 water wise, Bay-Friendly plants. Throughout the day we transformed an entire 5,000 sq ft of lawn which will save up to 25,000 gallons of water a year.

We believe lawn transformation demonstrations are an effective way to spread water conservation strategies because it shows people the skills they need to continue this process in their own backyard.

Some...

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