A second-generation immigrant daughter, Naomie is a rising senior at the Nueva School in San Mateo who joined climate activists on an advocacy trip to Capitol Hill to push Congress to take action on climate change education. Learn about Naomie’s upbringing and her passion for tackling the climate crisis.
The Sierra Club Climate Literacy Committee and Ten Strands have a shared commitment to empowering all youth in California with the context and solution mindset to address our climate challenges head-on.
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. Last fall, the […]
This article was republished with permission and originally appeared in California Classroom Science (CCS), an e-newsletter produced by the California Science Teachers Association (CSTA). Last month I had the opportunity to represent CSTA at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. It was at an education affiliate event that I met a college student, Max Jimenez. […]
September 12, 2018 was a very special day. This was the first day of the unprecedented Global Climate Action Summit, and the official education affiliate event Education: Key to Long-term Climate Action Success at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. The attendees included educators, students, policy makers, and representatives from governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, media, […]
My kids are environmental superstars! There is something very special about teaching students about decomposers in my 4th grade classroom and then watching them excited to be a part of the Green Team. They work very hard teaching other kids how to dispose of their lunches by sorting compost, recycling, and trash. They have a zeal […]