By Alexandra DeLuca Environmental Charter Schools challenge their students to examine how they think about the environment. Stepping onto the Lawndale campus of a growing network of charter schools in the south Los Angeles area, visitors are greeted by an atypical environment for ninth to twelfth graders. In addition to students and teachers, chickens and […]
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The tenth annual Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit and Exposition comes to the Pasadena Convention Center November 2-3. Join us and hear ECHS students, Ogechi Hubert and Kaira Castillo, talk about the importance of green schools. Venture capitalist and Next 10 founder Noel Perry will keynote the opening session along with two students from […]
HUNDREDS OF EDUCATORS AND ORGANIZERS ATTENDED A SERIES OF ECS-LED EVENTS TO EXPLORE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN ACTION "Green Ambassadors Institute is a leading-edge group of inspiring educators, open-minded students and amazing ideas! If you want to see the future of effective education in action today, bring your time, talent & treasure to GAI!" – […]
GREEN AMBASSADORS INTERNS COACH A VENICE-BASED BUSINESS ON SUSTAINABLE NEXT STEPS As MaCher, a Global Products Agency and a certified B Corporation, embraces growth, they looked to our Green Ambassadors Interns for guidance regarding how to approach their growth while being green. Green Ambassadors is an environmental education and service-learning program at Environmental Charter Schools […]
Green Ambassadors "Hiked the Hill" to share about the importance of urban community members accessing public land. Check out what the Pacific Crest Trail has to share about our Green Ambassadors! By Mark Larabee February 10, 2016 Four students from the Environmental Charter High School in Los Angeles wrapped up their Washington D.C. visit today […]
Green Ambassadors teacher, Betsy Rivera, created The People’s Food event to get her students involved in their local community, and to make them more aware of the healthy, sustainable options available to them. It’s not everyday that you catch high school students in the kitchen cooking—much less preparing a healthy, sustainable meal crafted after careful […]
On October 20th, 2014 more than 300 visitors stepped onto the Environmental Charter High School campus to learn about water. Students were in charge of every detail, including booths, games, presentations and activities meant to educate guests on the history of California’s water, water politics, water desalination, water recycling and how to decipher a water […]