Green Prize Fest Brings Sustainability To Underserved Communities

Apr. 30, 2015 / By

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The city just got more sustainable.

Over 2,000 people from across Long Beach attended the Green Prize Festival on April 26. The festival, which was presented by Green Education, Inc., highlighted and rewarded the prestigious “Green Prize ” to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated environmentally-friendly actions. The event also showcased local environmental organizations, urban chefs, artists, green technology and hands-on workshops.

VoiceWaves interviewed multiple attendees about their perspectives on the event. The video above features their voices.

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Adalhi Montes

Adalhi Montes

As a teenager, Adalhi began volunteering at many programs helping our communities become healthier and safer to provide resources to people in need. He was involved with Weed and Seed in Central Long Beach and is a youth mentor for the California Conference for Equality and Justice. Adalhi is also in the process of completing the neighborhood leadership program at the Advanced Organizing Institute and is studying Radio and television broadcasting at LBCC. In the future, he looks forward to joining the Marine Corps and continuing his education.