“When I find something that I like…I dive in head first,” Amelia Litz, TreePeople Volunteer

Three years ago, Amelia Litz was looking for something to do after high school. This South Dakota native knew she wanted to get into something “environmental sciency,” but she didn’t know exactly what. She then found TreePeople through a Google search and has never looked back. “When I moved out here, I decided the best […]

“I don’t get anything out of it except saving the world,” Mary Miasnik, TreePeople Volunteer

As a lifelong Angeleno, Mary remembers a time when she could ride her bike anywhere she wanted and nobody had to worry about where their children were. A time when nothing interesting happened except for an earthquake in 1933. “It was very peaceful, very ordinary,” she recalls of her upbringing. Then, in the late 70s, […]

“I’ve learned some very good leadership skills,” Xavier Cervantes, TreePeople Volunteer

In many ways, Xavier Cervantes is your typical 14-year-old.  He’s a freshman in high school, he loves to go camping, and if he could spend a day in the life of any famous person, it would be funny-man George Lopez. But if you ask him for his thoughts on our current environmental crisis, he sounds […]