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Jahmal Corner

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin One of my favorite spots in the Pacific Northwest, where I’m from, is a small Seattle neighborhood known as Mt. Baker. It’s tucked between Lake Washington and Rainier Valley, offering an array of parks, beach […]

Ten Strands

Ten Strands, California’s leading nonprofit focused on advancing the environmental literacy of K–12 students, has announced the addition of new director of curriculum Roni Jones, who arrives with nearly three decades of success in leading educational systems.  Jones will lead the development of Ten Strands’ new Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program (CCEJP). The project […]

Jilliann Rodriguez M'Barki

My life changed dramatically when my son Saiid was born in 2016. Like most new parents, the immense joy I felt was coupled with an intense concern for providing him with the best life possible. As a native New Yorker, I knew that raising a child in the city wasn’t impossible, but I also knew […]

Ten Strands

June 2, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on June 13, 2022

We spoke with Future Imperfect host Shane Carter who shared her path as an educator and environmental voice as she explores California while interviewing young people, scientists, activists, and people working in state, local, and tribal government.

Karen Cowe

I’m in Scotland this month visiting my family and working remotely. On Monday, on my drive to my village, I was thinking about this assignment and reflecting on the themes some of my colleagues chose for their statements of purpose—to contribute more than we take, tradition, and community. For me, it’s the sense of belonging […]

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 […]