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Peace Pantry and Community Garden Receive Sustainability Award

Hillsdale High School’s Peace Pantry and Community Garden were recently recognized by San Mateo County Office of Education’s Sustainable and Climate Resilient Schools (SCRS) program with a Standout Award, which recognizes a project that addresses one or more sustainability goals. The Peace Pantry and Community Garden are projects of Hillsdale’s Empowerment Through Action Program, an award-winning program established in Spring 2019. 

ETA’s mission is to empower historically underserved students through a series of actions: weekly restorative meetings, community resource center, enrichment classes, career and job training, parent education, and family support to develop inner capital, resiliency, a sense of belonging and purpose.

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