February 11, 2019

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The 7th and 8th of February was big for Kennedy H.S. Earth Team interns! Those were the days that many weeks of planning was for – the Bike Rally! Each had the opportunity to go in front of Dr. Moore’s class and showcase their brilliant public speaking skills they have been honing in for weeks to encourage their peers to utilize more alternate transportation!

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February 4, 2019

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Earth Team interns at Kennedy H.S. took a brief hiatus from their regular program of conducting litter assessments and switched focus on educating their peers on a VMT (Vehicles Miles Travelled) survey they performed earlier in the school year. The goal: to increase the percentage of students to use alternate transportation methods, specifically biking, to get to and from school. Armed with the knowledge the Bay Area Quality Management District (BAAQMD), the Center for Climate Protection (CCP), and others so generously shared with them, interns began developing a power point presentation. Interns...

January 25, 2019

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This past week, Oakland Tech Earth Team headed to Wanlass Park to support the multi-year tree planting project that Richmond High Earth Team has been working so hard on.

Students worked with Ben, Urban Forestry Manager, and learned about the history of the project and the goals for the near future. Youth supported the project by assisting...

January 24, 2019

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It’s no surprise that Earth Team interns at Kennedy high school have been hard at work studying communications and honing their public speaking skills to educate their peers and the San Pablo / Richmond community. This week, the continued on with the good work with the help of Amy Jolly, a Center for Climate Protection representative! She stopped by from the North Bay to talk about best strategies on how to communicate our message to different audiences.

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Amy wasted no time and went straight to it!...

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