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Earth Day 2021: Read, Plant, Grow

Update: Thank you to all who participated in this event! We'll have the videos from the evening posted here in mid-May.

Join us on Earth Day as our student partners from Kenya, Morocco, Pakistan, and California present their environmental projects!

This is a free virtual event. The event will be recorded for those who prefer to watch it later. Please register on Eventbrite, and we'll send you the link for the live event and the recording. By joining us, you'll show your support for young environmental leaders who are working hard to make a real difference in this world.

April 22nd, 7:00 to 8:00 pm Pacific

Team Projects

Each student team, along with teachers and community leaders, will share information about environmental issues affecting their part of the world and show you how they're working to address these issues.

- From the Kenyan team, you'll see an ambitious reforestation project at a critical wildlife corridor on the edge of the Maasai Mara National Reserve

- From two Moroccan teams, you'll learn about a pedagogical organic farm, a zero-waste project, and a planting project for a very special indigenous tree

- From the Pakistani team, you'll find out about efforts to address trash and plastics pollution and launch recycling

- And from three California teams, you will learn about tree-planting projects in the Bay Area, strategies to address devastating wildfires, and more

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We'll also have a special musical interlude from Fattah Abbou and Mohammed Aoualou from the band AZA. Their music fuses traditional Tamazight musical traditions, indigenous to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, with other global influences and is evocative of Saharan-African blues. You'll love it!

Learn more about AZA

Your co-hosts for the evening are Barb Mackraz, Executive Director of OliveSeed, and Vincent Ontita, Program Director for Environmental Education.

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April 22nd, 7:00 to 8:00 pm Pacific

Let's join hands around the world to show support for the next generation of environmental leaders.

Thank you to our local partners Canopy, Palo Alto Kiwanis, and Environmental Volunteers for co-sponsoring this event.

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Our goal is to ignite a love of learning and for young people to know they can make a positive difference in this world.

Donations in the U.S. are tax deductible. 

We are grateful for your support.

OliveSeed is a 501c(3) public charity nonprofit organization (EIN 82-1693564).
P.O. Box 60713, Palo Alto, CA 94306

 

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