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LA City College’s Earth Day echoes environmental awareness goals of original 1970 date – Daily News

Los Angeles City College held an Earth Day occasion on Friday that centered on local weather change and sustainability. The occasion included a tree planting by Ron Finley, also referred to as the “Gangsta Gardener,” data on environmental points and meals bites — all produced from produce from the campus backyard by the school’s dietetic college students.

Dignitaries from the school included Mary Gallagher, PhD, LACC president; Lisa Nashua, govt director, LACC Foundation; Sean Phommasaysy, LACC biology professor; and Gayle Stafsky, LACC Dietetics Program director.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles co-sponsored the occasion. Dignitaries from CHLA included Rolando Gomez, administrator of authorities and group affairs; Lara Khouri, govt vp, chief technique and transportation officer; and Ellen Zaman, govt director of exterior affairs.

The first Earth Day was noticed on April 2, 1970 as an environmental “teach-in” within the United States. Conservationist and U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, of Wisconsin, will get credit score for proposing a big day to extend awareness and seriousness of air pollution and to search out legislative and personal methods to guard and look after the setting.

Information on gardener Ron Finley, ronfinley.com

Information on Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, www.chla.org/

Information on Los Angeles City College, www.lacitycollege.edu/

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