May 2, 2018

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Earth Day weekend was a successful one for Earth Team interns across the East Bay. Youth from Richmond, Martinez, and Oakland came together joined by many members of the Rumrill community, to reduce litter in the area, that is known to be harming wildlife, polluting water resources, and destroying habitat.

Alhambra High interns led the event flawlessly, giving speeches to the crowd about the work they have been doing to reduce litter and guiding nearly 100 participants through a litter clean up.  Elizabeth White, a representative of CA EPA, joined the interns to...

May 2, 2018

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To celebrate Earth Week, interns took a walking field trip to their local elementary school, Emerson Elementary. Interns partnered with two 5th grade classes to educate students on how to sort and conduct a practice audit on their school’s waste. Working with 5th graders was a lot different than working with high schoolers, but it was great practice for interns to think about...

May 2, 2018

 

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Interns reflected on their education experience and came up with a few key phrases that encompass the day. Check out what our interns had to say!

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  • Environmental education is the key to a healthier future.

 

This phrase encompasses our desire to educate our peers so that they can successfully sort...

April 9, 2018

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Earth Team is not just committed to its environmental projects, but also to developing the next generation of green leaders.  Be it through the implementation of service learning projects that give inters the hard skills they need to succeed, public speaking and community engagement opportunities that provide interns with the soft skills they need to succeed, or actually presenting them with opportunities after Earth Team that gives the chance to succeed.

On March 15, 2018, Shelby Sugierski of Rising Sun, and Rona Zollinger of MUSD, joined Earth Team to present to the group...

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