Listen as the youth from the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps share their stories!

Mar 30, 2016
David Pinto. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

Transforming the “scary trail” into the “happy trail” in South Park

"The trail was so scary that kids would rather take their chances and run across the freeway than cross it at night."
Mar 25, 2016
Aos Salem. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

Aos Salem stays motivated to keep his neighborhood clean for younger generations

"I think about how it's going to affect them. How it's going to make them act or think in the future, having to live in a dirty dangerous environment, due to their childhood."
Mar 24, 2016
Paulina Lopez (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

“We are not waiting for the Government to take care of things: our kids are taking care of it.”

"We are not waiting for the Government to take care of things, our kids are taking care of it."
Mar 22, 2016
The current cohort of the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps, a dozen teens from South Park and Georgetown. (Photo by Barbara Clabots)

The Duwamish Valley Youth Corps are coming for your litter

In South Park and Georgetown, the health impacts of pollution are real and life-threatening. But a small cadre of teens are learning to fight for environmental justice.
Mar 10, 2016