This month we had 12 youth graduate from our summer Youth Environmental Academy. Our youth had their first green job, supporting our farmers’ markets and Farm Fresh Choice stands. Through our environmental literacy curriculum, they learned about renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, resource recovery, water management, and green job career paths. Lastly, we had lots of… Read more »
Participants left our first Soda Series event last night with tons of information about the unique ways sugary drinks are absorbed by our bodies. Panelists also shared why we need to take action: sugar sweetened beverages are contributing to an expensive and harmful diabetes epidemic sweeping through this generation. Our next event focuses on the… Read more »
One in six American children and teens is obese, which brings a range of other health risks, like diabetes, into their lives at an early age. A new study shows a link between phthalates and insulin resistance (which leads to diabetes), and BPA and obesity in adolescents.
“Clearly unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity… Read more »
Farm Fresh Choice invites young people, youth advocates, and East Bay community members to learn about criminal law directly from lawyers who work to promote social welfare through the defense of human and civil rights.
Emily Abraham and Gautam Jagannath, staff attorneys at Social Justice Collaborative, will give a talk about street law topics such… Read more »
The Ecology Center is co-sponsoring a week of activities, including tours, receptions, speaking engagements and meetings all about Zero Waste. Attendees will include discard management and recycling professionals, service providers and activists as well as local, regional, state and national elected officials and policy-makers and members of the media. Events included are:
Tour… Read more »