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

Expanding the Minds of the Blind in Thailand through the English Language – Jessica Shiflett

Jessica Shiflett, a current senior at Adolfo Camarillo High School, is half Thai and has had the privilege of visiting family in Thailand every summer. Year after year, she was shocked to see the number of visually impaired individuals on the streets in each city she went to. While Thai students in traditional primary schools … Continue reading Expanding the Minds of the Blind in Thailand through the English Language – Jessica Shiflett

Rodenticide and its Effect on our Local Wildlife – Molly McNulty

Molly McNulty is a senior at Newbury Park High School. After noticing an increasing amount of reports on the death of regional predators, such as mountain lions, from the consumption of rodenticide, she became inspired to educate her community on the impact of these harmful chemicals on wildlife. Focusing on local owl populations, she noted … Continue reading Rodenticide and its Effect on our Local Wildlife – Molly McNulty