Palms and Playa Vista TLC: The Impact of Social Media on Teenage Mental Health: Understanding the Positive and Negative Effects
My name is Angelina Chow, and as a Public Health Ambassador for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH), I have received specialized training on timely COVID-19 health and safety information, as well as access to important public health information and resources to share as a community
Teens Leading Change: Platt’s Pollinator Protectors Update
As part of the Los Angeles Public Library’s Teens Leading Change initiative at the Platt Library, a group of devoted volunteers has brought awareness to the dwindling species of pollinators that are vital to our ecosystem.
Teens Leading Change: Investigating the Triple Planetary Crisis
The triple planetary crisis, consisting of climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss, are rapidly developing issues that are proving detrimental to our environment. Across the globe, biodiversity has been declining at an alarming rate, largely due to human activities that impact our surroundings.
Palms and Playa Vista TLC: Social Media, Mental Health, and Body Image
The Palms and Playa Vista teens have decided to focus on social media’s effects on mental health and body image for their Teens Leading Change project.
Waste to Resources: A Palisades Teens Leading Change Project
Whether it is paper discarded after one use, bananas we are afraid have gone bad, or old clothing we can’t bring ourselves to wear, waste is entrenched in our daily lives.
Deloitte: A Look Back at Their Day of Giving
A lot of work goes into the library in order for it to offer all the services that it does, and our wonderful volunteers do part of that work.
Teens Leading Change: Platt’s Pollinator Protectors
Pollinators play a key role in maintaining healthy ecosystems by contributing to plant reproduction. Through their symbiotic relationships with plants, pollinators spread pollen from one organism to another, while receiving nectar as a result.
Reducing Animal Stress in Shelter and Rescue Animals
For my Girl Scout Gold Award, I am working to reduce stress and boredom in shelter and rescue animals. I started doing this project because I love animals and want to do anything I can to help them.
The Need for Support Towards LGBTQ+ Youth: A Teen’s Perspective
Thousands upon thousands of teenagers in the United States identify as LGBTQ+. In fact, the Human Rights Campaign emphasized that at least 8% of the entire US population consider themselves a part of the community.
An Evening With Silk Sonic
Bruno Mars has been a major figure in shaping music of the 2010s, providing catchy pop tracks that also blend in some funk, R&B, rock, and soul: a mainstream artist that made three massively popular albums in the last decade with hits such as 24K Magic, Just the Way You Are, and W