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Action For Nature
Last updated on January 9, 2014

Encouraging young people to take personal action to nurture and protect a healthy environment on which all life depends.

Description:
Action For Nature seeks to encourage young people to be interested in Nature and in personal action. Our International Young Eco Hero Awards program is now in its twelfth annual cycle. We have produced a book called "Acting for Nature" -- international stories of children's environmental successes, and plan to expand our educational and outreach programming,. We offer a Youth Blog and reach out to youth through social networking.

History:
Action For Nature was founded some 20 years ago as Assisi Nature Council/USA by Shimon Schwarzschild. After concluding a successful campaign to save song bird habitat in Italy from hunters, Shimon wanted to encourage all people to take personal action for nature. The organization he founded was called Assisi Nature Council/USA (later changed to Action For Nature).. The board decided to concentrate efforts on youth believing that youth are the future of our world and it is imperative that they value the natural world. After publishing a book (still going through re-prints) "Acting For Nature," 13 stories of young people's environmental successes around the world, the board established an annual contest called the International Young Eco-Heroes Award. This award is now in its twelfth year. We have honored and recognized well over 100 youth from around the USA and from all over the world.

Contact person: Beryl Kay, President, (phone), (email)


Main office number: (415) 922-6155

Address:
 2269 Chestnut Street #263
San Francisco, CA 94123
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.actionfornature.org

Directions:

 We will not require volunteers to work at this site. We will need volunteers who can work out of their homes and have their own computers and printers

Miscellaneous Information
Besides English, which languages are spoken at your agency?
No others
What is the minimum age for volunteers at your agency?
16
Is your agency wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Does your agency have the capacity to host groups of more than 10?
Yes
Does your agency have the capacity to host groups of more than 20?
No
Last updated on January 9, 2014


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