The 2017 Challenge was a smashing success!
Number of Community Events: 29
Number of Partners & Sponsors: 31
Number of Actions: 5,003
Number of Student Pledges: 934
The 2017 Community Resilience Challenge collected more than 5,000 actions to build resiliency in communities across the East Bay. Read the full 2017 report here.
Our successful efforts included:
We engaged students from 51 schools in the Challenge this year, for a total of 4,752 student pledges! Our top 3 schools in terms of number of pledges were Rancho Medanos Junior High in Pittsburg, Windemere Ranch in San Ramon, and MLK Jr. Junior High in Pittsburg.
All of the actively involved middle schools produced results due to the dedication of their science teachers, who understand that building a sustainable community for the future depends on educating kids on issues facing the planet.