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Photo-Essay: A Garden Grows in Juvenile Hall

Photo-Essay: A Garden Grows in Juvenile Hall

A narrow concrete courtyard at the San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center (JJC) is being transformed into a sanctuary of solace and hope with the help of the Center for Ecoliteracy. In this photo-essay, communications coordinator Alice Lee Tebo describes how a new program at the JJC is using gardening to bring life to a barren space while integrating nutrition education and environmental justice into the curriculum and helping students learn to be more compassionate and empathetic.

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