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Inside the Outdoors: In March, 35 students from Crenshaw High School in central Los Angeles spent a weekend learning camping and wilderness skills at Point Mugu State Park near Malibu, California. The weekend was organized by the Sierra Club’s Inside the Outdoors program in conjunction with California State Parks in an effort to increase demand for outdoor environmental education programs for underserved youth. “I’ve never felt so close to all of my schoolmates,” said senior Celeste Palomino. “The natural environment is just so peaceful; I guess it just has that effect on people.” The weekend included a “living history” presentation by the Tenth Calvary Unit of the New Buffalo Soldiers, giving students an understanding of the role African Americans played in the settling of the West. On Sunday the students were addressed by Juan Martinez, a 19-year-old Dorsey High School graduate and youth spokesman for the Sierra Club’s Inside the Outdoors initiative, who recently completed an 80-day Outward Bound trip in Colorado. Martinez explained the importance of outdoor experiences in helping him stay away from gangs, develop leadership skills, and choose to pursue a career in environmental law.

 

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June 2004

Feature Stories

Club, Cheney Face Off at Supreme Court

Club Members Elect New Directors

Club Honors Staff

Sprawlbusters! Ann Arbor Opts for Open Space

How the Bush Administration Undermined Superfund ...and Everything Else

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Something Stinks, Forest Service to Examine Off-Road Vehicle Rules, Clubbeat, State Field Report, and Who We Are.

     

 


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