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By David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG| Oct 25, 2016 | Senator Carol Liu addresses school officials and students on hand for the dedication of a 1500 foot all-native garden at Pinewood Avenue Elementary School in Tujunga. The project, dedicated to the legacy of Senator Liu, is a joint effort between Pinewood Elementary, LAUSD, Beyond the Bell/ LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program, FormLA Landscaping, and the Senator’s GREEN21 sustainability program. View Full Story
By Oct 25, 2016 | Board of Education, Community Partners, Special Events, Sustainability Board Member Mónica Ratliff joined dozens of students, parents, faculty, and community partners on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of a garden and orchard at Pinewood Avenue Elementary School in honor of California State Senator Carol Liu who will be retiring after 14 years representing the 25th District. See Full Story|
Dozens of school staff, students, parents and community partners turned out October 25, 2016 for the dedication of the new all-native garden. The garden honors Senator Carol Liu (SD-25), a champion for children and the environment.
Photos provided by Samuel Gilstrap, LAUSD, and Vickere Murphy, Senator Liu’s GREEN21 Project.
GREEN21 Project Commemorates the Senator’s Commitment to Children and the Environment
October 25, 2016, LOS ANGELES – Dozens of school staff, students, parents and community partners turned out today for the dedication of a new 1500 square foot all-native garden at Pinewood Avenue Elementary School in the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Tujunga. The garden honors Senator Carol Liu (SD-25), a champion for children and the environment.
“I am honored that my staff and constituents thought to commemorate my work in a way that creates ongoing value to the 25th District,” stated Senator Liu, who learned at the event that the gardens were created in her honor. The senator terms out of office November 30th after 14 years in the state legislature.