Alison Walls

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. During the pandemic, […]

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Jan. 6, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on January 6, 2022

Chaffey High School junior Alison Walls contributes an important piece about the connection between air quality and quality of life.

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5 Top Stories of 2021

Posted by Ten Strands on December 8, 2021

With the year coming to a close, we take a look back at five of the most viewed stories of 2021. These are the articles you selected as your favorites! A Journey to Centering Equity by Celeste Royer. Why We Should Develop Environmental Literacy in Public Schools by Will Parrish. Who Do You Want to Be When […]

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Nov. 30, 2021 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on December 7, 2021

Lori Kiesser, the development officer for the Orange County Department of Education’s Inside the Outdoors (ITO), recounts the impact of the fire on the ITO headquarters in Rancho Soñado and discusses wildfires and climate change.

Lori Kiesser

I used to begin work each day by walking down a short trail to my office at Rancho Soñado. On the way down the hill, I’d pass fields of wildflowers where I encountered rabbits, deer, lizards, songbirds, an occasional snake, and even a tarantula. As I’d settle in my office for the day, I’d wait […]