Student Stories

SUBARU OF AMERICA SELLS TWO MILLIONTH OUTBACK AND DONATES TO GRADES OF GREEN

Record breaking news! This week, our partners at Subaru of America celebrated the two-millionth sale of their iconic Outback in …

Daves Ave Elementary Succeeds in Banning Straws!

Banning Straws! In the past few weeks, we have kept you all updated on Daves Ave Elementary’s Grades of Green …

GRADES OF GREEN STUDENT DEDE SELECTED AS LAKERS March 2018 STUDENT OF THE MONTH

On Friday, March 30, Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leader Dede attended the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks game, and was …

Youth Corps Eco Leader Noah Creates a Waste Sorting Guide for Los Angeles

“What Goes Where? A Waste Sorting Guide for LA” Story written by 8th Grade Youth Corps Student Noah S.   My …

Youth Corps Eco-Leaders Plant Trees at Whittier Narrows

  In the fall, our Los Angeles Youth Corps Eco-leaders voted on a Grades of Green Activity to implement together. …

Los Angeles Youth Corps students connect with the community

Last week Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leadership students Tiana, Lila, Carter, and Sienna rolled out the Grades of Green …

Educating through Resourcefulness!

Resourceful and Daring! Kanwal, a Grades of Green student in Pakistan, continues to impress! Last semester, she noticed that environmental …

Youth Corps Eco-Leaders Explore the Environmental Learning Center

Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program students participated in their last meet-up of the year at the Los Angeles Environmental Learning …

Youth Corps Eco-Leader Clara Brings No Idle Zones to American Martyrs School

Did you know that on average, one driver wastes 1-2 tanks of gasoline each year due to idling? This means …

Youth Corps Eco-Leader Kirsten to Host Earth Day Beautification Event in Los Angeles

  We’ve all heard the saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder;” well, wouldn’t it be great to share …

Youth Corps student collects over 3,000 pounds of E-Waste

In 2016, 44.7 million metric tonnes of e-waste were created. This is the same as almost 4,500 Eiffel towers! Globally, …

Youth Corps student Grace Cortese Appointed to Congressman Ted Lieu’s Youth Advisory Council

Exciting news alert! Youth Corps Eco Leader Grace Cortese has been appointed to Congressman Ted Lieu’s inaugural Youth Advisory Council. …