Youth Corps

Grades of Green Students Tackle Water and Waste

Middle School Grades of Green student leaders Leslie and Mariana from Long Beach, CA wanted to help their school conserve …

Congratulations 2017-2018 Youth Corps Eco-Leaders

Grades of Green is proud to congratulate the exceptional students who participated in the Los Angeles 2017-2018 Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program! …

Grades of Green Eco-Leaders Recognized by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl

As the school year comes to an end, Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leaders are starting to get recognized by …

Los Angeles Youth Corps Eco-Leaders visit Arboretum

Grades of Green  Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program students participated in their first meet-up of the year at the Los Angeles County Arboretum …

Grades of Green Connects with Teens

There is no better community event for Grades of Green than one focused on students! This week we attended two …

No Straw November

On October 11, 2017, the California Coastal Commission unanimously passed Jr Ocean Guardians’ Resolution declaring November as No Straw November. The efforts …

Youth Corps leaders support bike lanes

When Manhattan Beach students heard that the city was considering adding more bike lanes, they were eager to show their …

2017-2018 Youth Corps Eco-Leaders Unite

Grades of Green welcomed 55 passionate students to our 7th annual Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program this past Sunday, October 1st, …

Youth Corps Students Join Coastal Cleanup Day 2017

Last month over 23,000 lbs of trash was collected from California beaches in honor of Coastal Cleanup Day – that’s about …

Grades of Green Eco-Leader Johanna Skips the Straw

I am Johanna, a 13 year old student at Lincoln Middle School in Santa Monica, California. I have a passion …

Catching up with Grades of Green Youth Corps Alumni Alex

Nothing makes our day more than hearing from our Grades of Green Alumni! This summer we were thrilled to catch …

Manhattan Beach Sun Highlights Youth Corps Native Garden Project

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, Metropolitan Water District provided a grant to Grades of Green which helped …