What’s the 10/65 Film Festival?

Ever made a 10-second film using your phone or tablet? Evanston’s District 65 Green Team is a committee dedicated to helping promote sustainability in our communities + schools. This year, we’re promoting the idea of Reuse, Reduce + Recycle through a 10 Second Film Festival.

Littering PSA

Above is another PSA we made together around the issue of littering, which is a rather huge issue here as the city of Barcelona employs vast armies of cleaning crews who constantly follow behind the hordes of people here who throw their trash on the streets and park almost constantly. Thus, it is a challenge…


This week at the school, we’re looking at and making our own PSAs. Broadcast PSAs came into widespread use in the late 1940’s with the famous “Only you can prevent forest fires” tagline of Smokey the Bear. The students are creating PSAs around many issues, including littering, drugs, creativity, oppression, etc. = c

Powderhorn Empty Bowls

Our pal, Jennie the Potter, works with a group of other folks on Powderhorn Empty Bowls, a community-based, volunteer-driven organization who’s goal is to eliminate hunger from the neighborhood in and around Powderhorn Park in MPLS. They throw each and every bowl by hand. Then, for an in-kind donation they fill your bowl with homemade…