Featured Stories

Marwa Abdelghani

Our Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program (CCEJP) partner, the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF), has been proactively supporting teachers to integrate sustainability and environmental learning into every child’s K–12 learning experience. We share a story by CELF’s Tara Stafford Ocansey, executive director, and Adriana Castro, educator and professional development facilitator.

Mary Perry

Change can be hard. That’s true for us individually but it’s even more true when we’re trying to change the systems in which our work, including education, takes place. California’s approach to curriculum and instruction offers a case in point. The decision about what gets taught in any individual classroom ultimately comes down to a […]

Christy Rocca

The Presidio of San Francisco, which serves the community with outdoor experiences and acts as a hub for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, was given a golden opportunity: a necessary highway redesign resulted in a chance to add 14 new acres of parkland with visitor amenities on top of the highway tunnels. Committed donors […]

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 […]