The Wilderness Inner-City Leadership Development (WILD) Program's mission is to teach students about environmental justice issues and gain leadership in community activism skills.
The YMCA Earth Service Corps is youth-led program that empowers students to take a hands-on role in creating a healthier environment in their schools, communities and region while nurturing a respect for diversity within the natural world.
Our partnership with Washington Green Schools began with the work with our monitoring site at Pioneer Elementary in Auburn.
Meet Ekua Monkah, a young leader in the environmental justice movement. Hear her concerns for her community, what environmental justice means, and her hopes for the future.
Joseph Mayo was an electronics technician on a submarine in the U.S. Navy for 16 years and now one of the first homeowners of the Habitat for Humanity Seattle - King County (Habitat SKC) Veterans community in Pacific, Washington.
We are partnering with Mary Bridge Children's Hospital to support awareness of how air pollution impacts asthma and to help provide solutions to the issue. Hear a families story about how their children are impacted and their hopes for the future.
This Summer, the Service Board (tSB), a local non-profit centered on youth leadership and mentorship, worked with us educate and empower tSB youth to take community action regarding air quality and environmental justice.
We have partnered with RecTech, a summer internship program with Seattle Parks and Recreation, that trains students through technology to better prepare them for college.
Did you know that when compared to the national average, Washington State has the third largest number of residents that were born in the Marshall Islands, with the city of Auburn where most reside?
How do you make connections to a place and people to understand their needs?
Teaching kids how to read air monitors as a citizen science approach.
How Can the Earth Day Movement Continue to Support Equity?
Outdoor fires are banned in most areas in King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. Fines for illegal fires typically start at $2,000 plus the cost to reimburse the fire department for their response efforts. It’s always illegal to:
If you live in King, Kitsap, Pierce, or Snohomish Counties and have an old or uncertified wood-burning device, you may qualify for our Wood Stove Program.
Learn more about our current offering, if you live in an eligible program area, and what de...