Building Capacity for Change Through Technology

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2017-06-19T11:38:15+00:00

Our project, Building capacity for change through technology, will incorporate teaching 5 workshops on podcast production, scripting and video creation, graphic design, restyling their WordPress blog and incorporating an RSS feed link, and formatting newsletter templates. Upon completing this project,  an immediate count of 70 activists will be equipped with the above [...]

Cultivando Mesas Verdes

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2018-07-31T20:53:03+00:00

It's unjust Pajaro Valley community members, primarily Latinx farm workers and their families, suffer from chronic health issues due to food insecurity. Many of these farmworkers in Pajaro Valley are living in food prisons (aka food deserts). Food prisons (food deserts) are impoverished  areas without access to fresh produce because the neighborhoods lack wholesome food [...]

Knowledge is Power: Children’s Movement Fresno

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2017-06-19T10:03:55+00:00

I'm working with The Children's Movement Fresno (TCM), an organization working to improve children's health and education outcomes in Fresno County. Since TCM is driven by community activism, we are working together to strengthen the org's communication with its constituents and community members. We are designing a template for a [...]

Regeneration Pajaro Valley

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2017-06-19T09:58:44+00:00

Regeneration, formerly known as Watsonville Climate Action is an organization that aims to tackle environmental racism and other environmental issues that disproportionality affect the Pajaro Valley. The organization was founded in Watsonville by Nancy Faulstich as a means to tackle climate injustices affecting her community when she saw no other outlet. The main team [...]

Amazon Crude

2017-06-19T09:54:42+00:00

The Amazon Rainforest is the world’s largest source of biodiversity, and plays a critical role in the stabilization of the global climate, thus its protection is fundamental to the wellbeing of our planet. However, the Amazon is rapidly shrinking by harmful corporate activities and externalities. For example, Chevron-Texaco began drilling for oil in the [...]

Community Water Center

2017-06-19T10:52:00+00:00

My name is Julia Gutierrez and I am a 3rd year student at UCSC majoring in Politics and Environmental Studies. I am extremely passionate about environmental conservation and sustainable development. On campus I work at the Sustainability Office as a Green Office Certification Program Coordinator, am a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and was [...]

Ecotourism for Somkhanda Game Reserve

2017-06-13T14:08:44+00:00

Ecotourism for Somkhanda Game Reserve People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Carolyn Ho College Affiliation: Stevenson College Major: GISES Graduation Date: June 2018 Project Date: Sep-Aug 2016 Partner Org: African Insight Partner Website: africaninsight.co.za Technologies Used: Could Technologies, WordPress Project Themes: Tech literacy, Community Development, Wildlife Conservation [...]

Community Monitors Action Network in Action

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2017-06-13T14:17:01+00:00

Community Monitors Action Network in Action People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Tyler Spencer College Affiliation: College Ten Major: History Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: Summer 2015 Partner Org: Community Monitors Action Network, Bench Makrs Foundation Partner Website: communitymonitors.net/indexcommnet.php/ Technologies Used: Ushahidi Crowdmapping Project Themes: Environmental [...]

Experiencing Environmental Sustainability

2017-06-13T14:17:18+00:00

Experiencing Environmental Sustainability People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Amy Zhen College Affiliation: College Nine Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: Summer 2014 Partner Org: Bay Area Green Tours Partner Website: bayareagreentours.org Technologies Used: Mapping Project Themes: Environmental Justice People Served Directly: Event attendees during [...]

The E-Waste Team

2017-06-13T14:17:40+00:00

The E-Waste Team People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Ryan Shook College Affiliation: Kresge College Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: Summer 2015 Partner Org: Gilroy Compassion Center Partner Website: gccsoco.org Technologies Used: Computer Hardware Project Themes: Electronics Recycling, Homelessness People Served Directly: Project coordinator [...]