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Olivia Johnson

This article is part of our Youth Voices series. At Ten Strands we believe that young people have valuable perspectives and a critical role in shaping our society and our world. We recognize their power to drive dialogue and create positive change, and are committed to providing a platform which amplifies their contributions. (The article was […]

Doron Markus

“There are a lot of different ways that we can educate others about sustainable farming and helping support local businesses, especially ones that strive to help the environment and pollute the planet less.”  — Itzel Sanchez, 11th Grade, Half Moon Bay High School, San Mateo County  These words of reflection came after Itzel experienced a […]

Shane Carter

Future Imperfect podcast host Shane Carter is helping both young people and adults understand how climate change is affecting their California regions. We spoke to Carter about her journey through California as an environmental voice. Can you tell us how you came to work in this space and arrived at Future Imperfect? SC: I was […]

Katie Worth

Climate change has become a divisive, political issue that has extended to our classrooms. That was a key takeaway from Katie Worth’s new book, Miseducation: How Climate Change Is Taught in America. Worth traveled to many communities to talk to children and teachers about what is being taught in schools about climate change in America’s […]

Sarah Mondesir

This article is part of our Youth Voices series. At Ten Strands we believe that young people have valuable perspectives and a critical role in shaping our society and our world. We recognize their power to drive dialogue and create positive change, and are committed to providing a platform which amplifies their contributions. Sarah Mondesir, a […]

Heather Taylor

“Can we go up to the vernal pools tomorrow?” My query was met with quizzical looks. This year’s group of students at Outside School, in Richmond, CA, prefers the comfort of the park at hand and flush toilets. This is despite a solid history of these walks up into the hills delivering consistently on being […]