Channel One Student News Interview with Ambassador Plaintiffs

March 12, 2018 Channel One News—Azia Celestino and Demetrius Pipkin
Interview with 4 Climate Justice Ambassadors and Federal Climate Crisis Plaintiffs

There is an important lead-in story on youth leading the work to protect us all from guns; the segment highlighting the Climate Crisis starts at 2:23.

Plant-for-the-Planet Climate Justice Ambassadors who are plaintiffs in the federal Climate Crisis lawsuit and were interviewed for this story are:
Sahara Valentine, from Eugene, Oregon
Hazel Van Ummersen, from Eugene, Oregon
Isaac Vergun, from Beaverton, Oregon
Miko Vergun, from Beaverton, Oregon

Thank you so much, Channel One News, for sending out an awesome team to cover this story. Demetrius and Azia—thanks for spending the day with us at the Plant-for-the-Planet Academy plus this interview hosted by the Muslim Educational Trust!

4 Ambassadors and Plaintiffs - 2


Seattle Academy!

Saturday, March 3, 2018 — Seattle, Washington—Organized by our partners, Together for Climate/Climate Change for Families

Academies are free and open to all students.

To register for this Academy, please click here: March 3 2018 Seattle Academy.

Host: St. Andrew’s Church
111 North 80th Street
Seattle, Washington 98115



Mt. Hood Academy at Bark’s Basecamp on September 4, 2016

Mt. Hood Academy:

Register now for the Sunday, September 4, 2016 Bark Mt. Hood Forest Basecamp Academy!

Please note: All children attending this Academy must be accompanied a parent or guardian. Parents, please sign up as volunteers for the Academy at the link below. You can stay longer at Basecamp or make it a day trip, but camping the night before is a great option. We will do our very best to start promptly at 9:00. Students need to be on time and stay for the full Academy, so plan to be there from about 8:30 until 2:00.


Volunteer Ambassadors and Adults:

For more details about what to expect at Basecamp—and for how you can spend a day or a month’s worth of days protecting the forest—check out their site: .

Thank you for registering. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Bark's Basecamp

Miko and Isaac Elected to the Global Board!

We have some major developments to share!

We are delighted to announce that Isaac Vergun was elected as the 2016-2017 Representative of North America & Oceania to the governing Children’s Board of Plant for the Planet! Ambassadors worldwide also elected him to be President of Children’s Board!
And, Miko Vergun was elected as the 2016-2017 Representative to the governing Youth Board of Plant for the Planet!

The 2016 Plant for the Planet Youth Summit will happen in Tutzing this October. Please help us get them to the meetings in Germany so they can meet in person some of the other members of the Children and Youth Global Boards of Directors. Please honor them for the work they have been doing with a tax-deductible donation through our donation page in time for us go this October!

Want to join a new Earth Guardians/Plant for the Planet/350 Crew?

In addition to the one we have started locally, Isaac Vergun wants to start a crew as an ISB (International School of Beaverton) Club. Interested? Let him know! All you need is a sense of fun and to care about the Earth.

What is Earth Guardians? Check out “Igniting a Generation: A Kid Warrior’s Call to Action” and find out more here:


Good Deeds Day Academy for 4th-12th Grade on Sunday, April 17, 2016 in Portland

This Academy will be happening at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center as part of Good Deeds Day. Academies are free and open to all students!

Please register now at the links below.

Students: If you haven’t already, go here to register as a student:

Volunteer Ambassadors and Adults go here to sign up to help at the Portland Good Deeds Day Academy:

Once you register, get your friends to sign up too! Even if you would normally have a service or a sport to go to, taking one day for this camp is important for your future, so Just Do It!

We are looking forward to meeting you!

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