William C. Velasquez Institute

Hands-on internship program that serves Latino and minority communities in Northeast and Southeast Los Angeles with the goal of bringing together high school students to learn about LA River revitalization, water and park policy, leadership development, college and professional mentorship and public health education. The program will also include an Earth Day Urban Campout event and World Environment Day events at LA State Historic Park which will bring together Eco-Interns, their families, and community members for a weekend filed with outdoor activities, information, and a connection between east and southeast LA communities and the Los Angeles River.
State Park: Los Angeles State Historic Park