New Voices Are Rising Videos
New Voices Are Rising students from West Oakland urge voters to vote NO on Prop 23.
New Voices Are Rising: Youth Advocate For Environmental Justice in Oakland
By Stefan Armijo
View a 2-minute video by Stefan Armijo of Oakland Local about our Summer Institute for high school students. A group of students from several Bay Area high schools participated in the program, learning about environmental issues that affect their lives and teaching them how to advocate for change, including addressing the Bay Area Air Quality Management District about diesel pollution and Richmond refineries.
Rights To A Clean Environment For All
View a video on New Voices Are Rising students' efforts to clean up their neighborhood. In this student-produced video, Terranisha Nathaniel and other New Voices Are Rising students from EXCEL/McClymonds High School uncovered industrial pollution during pollution patrols in West Oakland.
The video was conceptualized by David Joseph Goteiner of Lick-Wilmerding High School and filmed and edited by fellow students Kirill Volchiniskly, and Alex Hillan, as part of a collaborative effort on the part of students from EXCEL/McClymonds and Lick-Wilmerding to focus public attention on this important struggle for environmental justice.
David and Terranisha received the Princeton Prize for Race Relations for their roles in this effort.
California Partnership Academies: Law and Government Academy
This is a video documenting some of the student work taking place at The Law and Government Academy at EXCEL/McClymonds High School. These videos were recorded and edited by students, under the direction of teachers in academies that teach video and other media production. They are examples of the work academy students are learning to do. Full credits, with names of students and teachers, are at the end of each video.
Once you're on the page, click on the Law and Government Academy link.
Something's in the Air
The Rose Foundation and EarthTeam work with high school students at Mandela High on the Fremont campus in an after school program called Youth For Clean Air. See a short video about this program.