Category Archives: Literacy for Environmental Justice

2.4.17-BEETS-LEJ_IMG_2645 BEETS join LEJ at Candlestick

February 13th, 2017

On Saturday February 4, 2017 the BEETS visited Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ). LEJ promotes ecological health, environmental stewardship, and community development in Southeast San Francisco by creating urban greening, eco-literacy, community stewardship and workforce development opportunities that directly engage and support local residents in securing a healthier future. Their site is located at Candlestick … Continue reading BEETS join LEJ at Candlestick

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10-29-16-cityslicker-youth-summit_img_8210 Youth Summit at City Slicker Farms in Oakland

November 9th, 2016

On Saturday, October 29, 2016 CommunityGrows hosted the second Bay Area Youth Summit for organizations working on issues of environmental justice at City Slicker Farms. Groups included Literacy for Environmental Justice and Nature’s Voices, as well as the CommunityGrows BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens). After the great rain the few days before, … Continue reading Youth Summit at City Slicker Farms in Oakland

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7.16.16-Alemany-YouthSummit_IMG_6876 Youth Summit at Alemany Farm

July 17th, 2016

On Saturday, July 16, 2016 CommunityGrows hosted a youth day for urban agriculture for Bay Area teens at Alemany Farm. These eco-literacy teen groups included Pie Ranch, Friends of the Urban Forest, Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ), Urban Sprouts, and the Cultural Conservancy. They came together to celebrate each other’s work, and discuss their hopes, … Continue reading Youth Summit at Alemany Farm

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7.25.15-KPWkday-LEG-Girls2000_IMG_2670 Workday with LEJ and Girls 2000

August 10th, 2015

On Saturday, July 25, 2015 the CommunityGrows BEETS(Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) hosted a workday in Koshland Park and Garden. Two other teen groups from the BayView joined them, Literacy for Environmental Justice and Girls 2000. After a warm-up getting to know you activity, our BEETS let a tour through the garden, pointing … Continue reading Workday with LEJ and Girls 2000

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9.20.14-KP Workday-IHS-BEETS_IMG_8478 Koshland Park and Garden Workday-7/25/15

June 22nd, 2015

Please join us for a invigorating workday outside in the Koshland Park and Garden on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 11-2 PM. Our CommunityGrows staff and the summer BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and employable Teens) will be joined by two other teen groups: Literacy for Environmental Justice and Girls-2000 of the Hunters Point Family. … Continue reading Koshland Park and Garden Workday-7/25/15

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3.7.15-BEETS-LEJ_IMG_0340 BEETS join LEJ at Candlestick Point Restoration

March 9th, 2015

On Saturday, March 7, 2015 The BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) took a trip to the South East corner of San Francisco to join LEJ (Literacy for Environmental Justice) teens and staff for a day of gardening and habitat restoration at Candlestick Point State Park. Most of us had never been to … Continue reading BEETS join LEJ at Candlestick Point Restoration

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