For intensive leadership development and community organizing curriculum for low income; high school aged youth in East Palo Alto around local toxic issues such as cyanide discharges into the sewer system; and arsenic contamination. Students will research pollution sources; compile statistics on asthma and cancer; conduct community educational events; and organize testimony at environmental impact hearing.
Youth United for Community Action
Higher Learning in East Palo Alto
California Watershed Protection Fund, 2005
San Francisco Bay Area
San Mateo County