When he coordinated the first #EarthDay in 1970, Denis Hayes, ’69, JD ’85, had no idea that it would become the world’s most celebrated secular holiday.
For STANFORD magazine, he reflects on the state of America’s environment then and now. “Today, we’ve mostly forgotten that the air in 1970 in Pittsburgh and Los Angeles was the same as the air today in Beijing, Delhi and Mexico City.”
Why go #BeyondTheFarm? “I was the beneficiary of volunteers in my community. It’s my role as a Stanford alumna to give back and help communities flourish." —Nayelli Gonzalez, MA ’05, volunteer lead, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. 👉🏼 Find a project for the Alumni Day of Service, May 5: alu.ms/14XicPK