LA Leadership Training @ SONY PICTURES!

You want to learn how to be a great leader right? Someone capable of telling your story in a way that inspires others to make change... But, you also want to be working on this critical issue to be fun for you and your friends, right? Plus, I bet you wouldn't mind spending a day at the movies!

Well ACE LA can make these dreams come true -- come to our leadership training this SATURDAY 6/26 at Sony Picture Studios! Just fill out our quick app TODAY! And don't delay, because the deadline is 5pm PST.

Details about training and how to apply are available on our website.

11yr old raises $100k for oil spill recovery

11 year old Olivia Bouler cried when she heard about the devastation going down in the gulf. But she didn't stop there.

She wrote to the Audubon Society, put her hand to the page and began to draw.

One week later, she's helped raise over $100k for gulf relief! Here's how she did it...

Oil Disaster: how you can help

Today is day 55 of the worst oil spill in our nation's history. This oil spill is bad, really bad. So bad, that the word "spill" falls totally short of describing what's going on. It's an oil disaster.

This disaster is spewing around 50,000 gallons of oil EVERY SINGLE DAY into the Gulf of Mexico -- and has been doing this since April 20th -- affecting the livelihood of millions of people and absolutely devastating ecosystems along the Gulf.

It can be hard to digest exactly what's going down in the Gulf and know what to do. But the good news is, you don't have to be an engineer or a drilling expert to help out the wildlife and people being affected! There are some really important things that you and I can do. Here are just a few ideas...


By Daisy Pistey-Lyhne - ACE Senior Educator in Washington, DC

Well, let me begin this blog with a hearty congratulations!! You're moving on from high school, congratulations. This also means you are moving on from ACE, tear!

As you go, I want to make sure you have the tools you need to stay with the climate movement - whether you're going on to college, starting a job or moving someplace entirely new.

Read on for info on how to land a sweet green job, and connect with one of 5 awesome organizations...

15 tips to green your summer

By Maria, ACE Field Correspondent

Wondering how you can green your summer? I can help!

Check out 15 simple tips to green up your summer - and don't forget to choose your DOT here:

Reporter scuba dives in oil-polluted waters

As the oil disaster continues to unfold, we are getting part of the story. We see heartbreaking pictures of wildilfe and hear accounts from fishermen and other hunters. But we want to know more.

What's the consistency of this oil? How is it moving through the water? What does it taste like? Smell like? And, how is it really affecting marine life?


Log miles - win swag - help ACE!

You've heard the crazy stats about car travel and you're probably (hopefully!) aware of the reality of climate change. Now's your chance to actually DO something about it just by riding your bike this summer.

Take Clif Bar's 2Mile Challenge and make sure you ride for the BLUE Team! On you can log your miles, challenge your friends, win prizes, and help


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