levi-straussA Modern Day Pioneer Teaching Kids About the Environment, May 2015

“Like many of the Modern Day Pioneers we’ve featured here on Unzipped, Kirsten Chavis is passionate about helping others. She’s also an explorer and an adventurer, an advocate for the environment, and helps make a difference in her community by cleaning up neighborhood parks and volunteering at local clothing and food drives.Oh, and she’s ten-years-old.”

“While this fourth-grader from Los Angeles is most-definitely our youngest Modern Day Pioneer to date, the impact she’s making is big. Kirsten was recently awarded one of the youth environment grants offered as part of a partnership between The Pollination Project and Levi Strauss & Co., which she used to help support her third-annual Earth Day event (more on that in a bit).”

Read the whole article, A Modern Day Pioneer Teaching Kids About the Environment here.

Learn more about Kirsten Chavis here.