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VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 2

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways to volunteer throughout the Bay Area.

This second segment focuses on the non-profit organization Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP), which was founded in 1989 under the leadership of the Junior League of Palo Alto.

RTP's mission is to build volunteer partnerships to rehabilitate homes and community facilities for low-income homeowners and neighbors -- seniors, disabled, or families -- so they can live independently in warmth and safety.

The organization is committed to involving local students in its work. Through diverse volunteer positions, students learn about the nonprofit sector, gain an understanding of the importance of serving their communities, and develop their skills and potential in a setting outside the classroom.

For more information about the Rebuilding Together Peninsula, visit www.RebuildingTogetherPeninsula.org.

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VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 2

Uploaded: Wed, Apr 4, 2012, 11:49 am

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways to volunteer throughout the Bay Area.

This second segment focuses on the non-profit organization Rebuilding Together Peninsula (RTP), which was founded in 1989 under the leadership of the Junior League of Palo Alto.

RTP's mission is to build volunteer partnerships to rehabilitate homes and community facilities for low-income homeowners and neighbors -- seniors, disabled, or families -- so they can live independently in warmth and safety.

The organization is committed to involving local students in its work. Through diverse volunteer positions, students learn about the nonprofit sector, gain an understanding of the importance of serving their communities, and develop their skills and potential in a setting outside the classroom.

For more information about the Rebuilding Together Peninsula, visit www.RebuildingTogetherPeninsula.org.

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Tylr
Crescent Park
on Apr 4, 2012 at 12:23 pm
Tylr, Crescent Park
on Apr 4, 2012 at 12:23 pm
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Amazingly well done.


Randi
Palo Alto Hills
on Apr 4, 2012 at 12:26 pm
Randi, Palo Alto Hills
on Apr 4, 2012 at 12:26 pm
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Thanks Carolina - for all of your hard work - your friends at RTP !!!


Marilia
Gunn High School
on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:35 pm
Marilia, Gunn High School
on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:35 pm
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Wonderful! It's amazing to see what these kids are doing to our communities! we need to learn from them and to see more positive messages like that! It gives us many good ideas :)


Parent
Palo Alto High School
on Apr 4, 2012 at 6:14 pm
Parent, Palo Alto High School
on Apr 4, 2012 at 6:14 pm
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Great video. Inspiring.


Alix
Professorville
on Apr 4, 2012 at 8:17 pm
Alix, Professorville
on Apr 4, 2012 at 8:17 pm
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Carolina, thank you for capturing this work on film. It's important for teens to know what a huge difference they can make. To see their dedication, even in the rain, is truly inspiring for someone at any age.


FRANCIS PAN
another community
on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:28 pm
FRANCIS PAN, another community
on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:28 pm
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Well done Edward!


Eddy
another community
on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:42 pm
Eddy, another community
on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:42 pm
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Edward, Wonderful work. Keep it up. We are proud of you work.


Russell
Professorville
on Apr 5, 2012 at 10:37 am
Russell, Professorville
on Apr 5, 2012 at 10:37 am
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Thank you for highlighting the good in the community through well-done video segments.


Linda
Downtown North
on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:00 am
Linda, Downtown North
on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:00 am
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Another amazing program, previously unknown to me. Thanks, Carolina, for shedding light on the wonderful work of our teens.


Resident
Downtown North
on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Resident, Downtown North
on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:30 pm
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Well done. So nice to see the positive impact teens are making in the community. Thank you Carolina for taking the time to highlight their work.


Ann
Downtown North
on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:34 pm
Ann, Downtown North
on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:34 pm
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Thanks Palo Alto Online!


Christina Owen
Palo Alto High School
on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:36 pm
Christina Owen, Palo Alto High School
on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:36 pm
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Thank you, Carolina, Edward, Jawaad, and RTP! To read dozens of reflections on service by your fellow Vikings, please check out the "Get Involved" publication and database at Paly.net/service.


Monica Yeung Arima
Professorville
on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:39 pm
Monica Yeung Arima, Professorville
on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:39 pm
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Great job Edward! I am impressed! Rain or shine! What a spirit!


Monica
another community
on Apr 5, 2012 at 8:08 pm
Monica, another community
on Apr 5, 2012 at 8:08 pm
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I loved this video, I was not aware of how many high school kids were giving their time to help the community. It makes me feel good about this new generation. Great job!


Linda
Palo Alto High School
on Apr 6, 2012 at 12:01 am
Linda, Palo Alto High School
on Apr 6, 2012 at 12:01 am
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Wonderful work & video!!


Adrian
Professorville
on Apr 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm
Adrian, Professorville
on Apr 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm
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Nice video. I didn't know about RTP before. Thanks for bringing it to us.


resident
Barron Park
on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm
resident, Barron Park
on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm
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Keep up the good work RTP! Nice video.


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