Youth Performance for 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate,
Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai, Founder of the Greenbelt Movement, participated in a ceremonial tree planting to launch the East Palo Alto Trees Initiative. Gamo Da Paz and Nikko S. Thompson were invited to bring students to the event to perform for the honored guest. Funded in part by the Peninsula Community Foundationís Emerging Artist grant, Gamo and Nikko provided free after school drumming and dance classes to Eastside College Preparatory students. Please see below for video of the performance. For more information on this event, please go to: http://canopy.org/index.html

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