Latin activism leads in grassroots efforts on climate change

PHOENIX — Students at a mostly Hispanic elementary school in Phoenix have long queued for morning classes on a patch of dusty dirt in the hot sun. So, when Tony Mada learned of plans to plant 75 saplings at Borman Elementary School, the 30-year-old man and his daughter Lilyth, 10, joined a number of volunteers … Read more

NEXT Renewable Fuels hosts Earth Day-inspired event at Clatskanie Elementary School | Washington

CLATSKANIE — Students dig fresh soil Tuesday morning as they plant lettuce, carrots, strawberries, flowers, and other plants in the garden of Clatskanie Elementary School. “It’s really about getting the kids on the ground,” said Natasha Parvey-Leskowich, community coordinator for NEXT Renewable Fuels Oregon, which organizes community learning events where they hope to one day … Read more