Projects

epa urban waters civic action project 2017

EPA Urban Waters Civic Action Project 2017

We will address water quality threats from urban runoff pollution in under-served communities in Los Angeles through the engagement of high school students in watershed observations, data collection, and civic action. 

evaluation of community scale solar water heating in los angeles county

Evaluation of Community Scale Solar Water Heating in Los Angeles County

Reliance on Natural Gas for Residential Water Heating  Inexpensive natural gas and the historical subsidization of its use as a source of thermal energy has led Southern California to depend heavily on natural gas for residential heating. As of 2009, approximately 90% of residences are equipped with natural gas water heaters statewide.  Among the end uses of natural gas, water heating is also the single most energy...

la energy atlas

LA Energy Atlas

The LA Energy Atlas is the first of its kind interactive web atlas that provides access to the largest and most disaggregated building energy data available in the nation.

natural justice

Natural Justice

Osceola Ward, class of 2017 Project summary: For his leadership project, Osceola is volunteering with the outdoor education organization Outward Bound Adventures to design and implement an African-American history curriculum and use it to introduce black youth to outdoor activities.  He is a wilderness instructor in training with Outward Bound’s Diverse Outdoor Leadership Initiative (DOLI)...