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Ten Strands

Aug. 3, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on August 8, 2022

A pair of youth advocates from Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action (SVYCA) discuss their Youth Leadership Summit and how advocacy for environmental policy and climate literacy is the catalyst for action.

Loren Sanchez

When I was asked to write this, two thoughts instantly entered my brain. I thought, “Oh no, I am the worst person to write this.” I grew up attending public schools, which wasn’t a good experience for me, and I told myself I would never work in education. My second thought was, “How will I […]

Ten Strands

Ten Strands, California’s leading nonprofit focused on advancing the environmental literacy of K–12 students, has hired instructional designer Jeffrey Dowling as it continues to strengthen a new Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program (CCEJP) that will guide the creation of K–12 open education resources. Under the leadership of our new director of curriculum Roni Jones, […]

Ten Strands

July 21, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on July 25, 2022

Doron Markus of the San Mateo County Office of Education, as well as Scott Harmon and Lucas Cohen of the Sustainable Future Outdoor Academy, discuss the importance of green career exposure to students and how it can help shape future leaders in the field.

Roni Jones

There is an image I think about when considering my purpose. It is the last picture taken of Earth by the Voyager 1 on Valentine’s Day, 1990.  It is blurry, unclear, and vague. It is mostly dark except for the streaks of light from the sun; some might say it is empty except for a […]

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 […]

Ten Strands

July 7, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on July 8, 2022

Gregory Ira, the UC California Naturalist Program Director, shares valuable adult environmental education options!