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STUDY: OUSD’s plan to reduce meat and dairy in school lunches pays off

A new case study from Friends of the Earth shows that reducing meat and cheese in school lunches doesn’t just save money, it also proves an effective strategy for mitigating climate change by reducing the carbon footprint of the school. Friends of the Earth Partnered with Oakland, California’s Unified School District for this case study, which showed that a 30 percent reduction… Read more →

Be informed, get involved, vote in Oakland school board election Nov. 8th

Almost nothing is more important to the health of a city than how well it educates its kids. So, if you care about Oakland, you need to care about who runs the schools. On November 8th you can do more than “care” in the passive sense. You can activate all of the power a democracy affords citizens by voting for folks… Read more →

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