November 16, 2018

Dear Earth Team community,

We wanted to share with all our  2018-19 Sustainable Youth Program interns and friends some thoughts regarding our planned events and the air quality issues in the Bay Area as a result of the Camp Fire.  This unprecedented fire is having a profound impact on communities across Northern California.  Although the fire may not directly impact us in the Bay Area, we have all been experiencing here the harmful effects of poor air quality.

Due to current circumstances, Earth Team will be canceling all program events beginning on Saturday, November 17th through Monday, November...

Earth Team Cancels All Program Events Due to Air Quality Conditions
November 14, 2018

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Student Blog 

During this after-school meeting, we came together to plan our day at the Green Team Summit. Our team chose to focus on the importance of communicating with staff such as administrators, custodians, and teachers.

Our goal was to educate students about the different types of adults they may run into while they implement the sorting...

November 14, 2018

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Student Blog 

Meeting with custodial staff during a sorting system project is crucial because it gives insight into their perspective and any comments, concerns, and questions they may have. Oakland Tech Earth Team recently held a custodial meeting. Before we did this, we prepared by recording the key points we wanted to speak with them about.


November 14, 2018

Screen Shot 2018-11-14 at 10.01.03 AM.pngThe day kicked off the day with some bagels and pastries, just mingling. Then everyone gathered around and some representatives from Friends of Sausal who began to talk about the importance and purpose of us all coming to help. I remember him thanking us, and how dedicated he was to the cause, I liked that because it’s great to have people that care about our environment.

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He explained the different groups...

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