Welcoming Back Printing Zone for a Repeat Performance! We love repeat performers and want to thank Printing Zone for once again printing materials for the concert. You make everything look fantastic!
Interview of Laura Jellum, Food Forward by Liam F., Youth Journalist
LF: “Pay it Forward” is a global initiative that exists to make a difference by creating a huge ripple of kindness felt across the world – your non-profit Food Forward is a local initiative spreading kindness through eight counties in California… What is Food Forward?
LJ: Food Forward is an Southern California based non-profit that rescues fresh produce from backyard fruit trees, orchards, farmers markets, and the Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market. 100% of what we collect is donated to hunger relief agencies across 8 counties in our region. Since 2009, Food Forward has recovered and donated over 30 million pounds of fresh produce and will help to feed 1.5 million people in need in 2017.
Interview of Sarah Barrie, Youth Service America by Liam F., Youth Journalist
Q. Sarah, can you please tell me about YSA, The Youth Service America – Youth Changing the World?
A. Youth Service America (YSA) is a global nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Our mission is to help all young people find their voice, take action, and make an impact on vital community issues. We work through four key areas to help achieve our goals: Activation, Funding, Training, and Recognition. With half of the world’s population under the age of 25, we support a global culture of engaged children and youth committed to a lifetime of meaningful service, leadership and learning.
Interview of Performer Max Tomack by Liam F., Youth Journalist
LF: So Max how old were you when you started playing an instrument?
MT: I was three years old when I started drumming, I then moved onto guitar around the age of five. I took lessons from a college student and then moved onto the teacher that I have now.