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I Didn't Know

Carmetrus's personal story explains her goal for young pregnant women to have access to culturally appropriate prenatal care.

The Voyage of Discovery

Karen describes her journey discovery her identity as a Japanese American and the importance of mentors like Upward Bound.

Life is a Learning Process

Marie realizes the importance of early childhood education.

Tukwila Pedals into the Future

Frank tells about how The Bicycle Alliance of Washington helped him teach bike safety to his elementary school students in Tukwila Washington.

Working Together for a Healthier Highline

Aimee tells about how the Highline School District has come together to help make healthier places to learn.

The Commitment for Change

Through volunteering with DECA, Wendy has become passionate about helping kids become more physically active.

If You Give a Kid a Hula Hoop...

Kassy, an Auburn High School student, reflects on her work with DECA and realizes how lucky she is that her parents encourages her to be active.

Hernan's Digital Story 2012

Hernan learns how eating fast food affects your body and your health. He participates in the" plant and harvest their own vegetables project " to help to make changes in his life and his family eating habits too.

Hernan created this story as part of his internship with FEEST , an innovative food justice and youth empowerment program based in White Center .

 

Lena's Digital Story 2012

Lena learns how to improve the food provided in schools  through adding fruits and vegetables --  these changes mean a great deal in the lives of many students. 

Lena created this story as part of her internship with FEEST , an innovative food justice and youth empowerment program based in White Center.

Take Action:

  • Learn more about FEEST
  • Talk to your decision-makers about school nutrition. 

Defining Moments

Matthew describes his defining moment of realizing the importance of health and his commitment to bring that awareness to others. Matthew created this story as part of his internship with FEEST, an innovative food justice and youth empowerment program based in White Center. 

Take Action: Learn more about FEEST and visit one of their community dinners!

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