EcoRyders

High-school students at the Point CDC in the South Bronx have organized the EcoRyders program. Older students teach middle-school students about the urban environment by helping community gardeners and discussing environmental issues. As an incentive to participate in this program, students create skateboards. They order parts, paint boards, attach the trucks, and learn skateboarding tricks. Recently Victor Davila, an organizer of this program, got requests to make eco-skateboards for Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey.

Advertisements

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: