Grants Database

Grantee:
Youth United for Community Action
Amount Awarded:
$15,000
Project Title:
Higher Learning in East Palo Alto
Fund:
California Watershed Protection Fund, 2005
Website:
Issue:
Environmental Education
Region:
San Francisco Bay Area
County/Counties:
San Mateo County
Project Description:

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.