The setting is Ms. Falls’ 12th grade English classroom in the Sunset District of San Francisco, CA. I’m facing a wall covered with signs that designate the space as safe for gender non-conforming and LGBTQ students.
I wanted to know: Why are we not learning more about climate change at my high school? That’s the question that I addressed as I surveyed the students and teachers at Weston High School in Connecticut.
The annual Bioneers conference in San Rafael, California brings together innovators, artists, leaders and visionaries to solve the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. This year, 17-year-old ACE Action Fellow Alumna, Jasmyn Mitchell, was among the keynote speakers.
Energy injustice is a huge problem in North Carolina, and the Block Party helped a lot of people see that it’s not just their problem; everyone is affected. On Saturday, October 24, 2015, ACE Action Fellows in North Carolina joined with our partner, North Carolina League of Conservation Voters, for the Power Up NC DIY Block Party for local residents in Southeast Raleigh.
ACE Action Fellow Victoria Barrett is in Paris for the COP 21 UN Climate Change Conference this week. At just 16 years old, Victoria is one of the youngest participants at COP 21. But she is not afraid to speak up.