We feature The Carbon Almanac, a project urging us all to join forces in pursuit of systemic solutions to climate change.
Statement of Purpose: Nature as a Form of HealingPosted by Marwa Abdelghani on November 3, 2022
In 2020, I visited a national park for the first time—Zion National Park. I remember wading through the slippery Narrows with my husband, sometimes waist deep, flabbergasted at every turn by the breathtaking views. I remember also being struck by the heat—we had gone in August when it was well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. To […]
The Carbon Almanac: Real Change Requires Hope, Connection, and Smart StrategiesPosted by Mary Perry on November 3, 2022
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 […]
Oct. 20, 2022 NewsletterPosted by Ten Strands on October 22, 2022
We share the full story on how the Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program has gotten underway!
Launching Ten Strands’ Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program for StudentsPosted by Roni Jones on October 20, 2022
Earlier this summer, Ten Strands convened the community- and student-centered organizations selected to create curricular resources that will help teachers increase their students’ understanding of climate change and environmental justice, leading to impactful action in their communities as part of the Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program (CCEJP). The units will be designed to provide […]
Ten Strands is excited to announce the selection of seven diverse organizations that will spearhead the development of community-centered and culturally-responsive climate change and environmental justice K–12 curriculum units across California.
Oct. 6, 2022 NewsletterPosted by Ten Strands on October 7, 2022
Learn about the creation of the new Presidio Tunnel Tops in San Francisco, and read our new staff member’s Statement of Purpose.
Building Community at Presidio Tunnel TopsPosted by Christy Rocca on October 6, 2022
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 […]