Covid-19 Eco-Friendly Face Masks and Virtual Class – Cecilie Rasmussen

Cecilie Rasmussen Now more than ever, it’s important to wear face masks to protect ourselves and those around us. But when those masks aren’t disposed of properly, they can do serious damage to our environment and the animals that inhabit it. On the other hand, not everyone can afford to buy pricey new reusable face … Continue reading Covid-19 Eco-Friendly Face Masks and Virtual Class – Cecilie Rasmussen

Community Care Resource Handbook – Celeste Elkort

Celeste Elkort recognized the hardships that some of her unhoused community members were facing, and she wanted to do something about it. Although the pandemic shutdowns presented plenty of obstacles, Celeste remained determined. This Ambassador Girl Scout, a senior at Westlake High School, reached out to Trish Carruth at Calvary Community Church and started to … Continue reading Community Care Resource Handbook – Celeste Elkort

Life Skills Center for Children with Various Abilities – Maya Johnson

Maya Johnson is a current senior at Thousand Oaks High School. Upon visiting a pediatric therapeutic unit at a public health clinic, she noticed that a certain area was in dire need of renovations. Recognizing that the publicly funded clinic was not receiving the kind of attention it needed, Maya decided to take matters into … Continue reading Life Skills Center for Children with Various Abilities – Maya Johnson

Outdoor Environmental Science Curriculum and Summer Camp for Kids – Arianna Kessler

Arianna Kessler is a current senior at Aptos High School, with plans to attend UCLA as a Psychobiology major next year. Her passion for the natural world caused her to reevaluate the environmental education opportunities available for the youth in her community. After completing a research project for school that indicated outdoor education was the … Continue reading Outdoor Environmental Science Curriculum and Summer Camp for Kids – Arianna Kessler