Author Archives: Tim Takechi

Feature Article: Youth Empowerment: The Building Blocks to a More Just and Sustainable Future

Feature Articles / August 2011

Tim Takechi

At first glance, Molly Freed is no different than any other high school student. She studies hard, earns good grades, pays attention to her teachers, plays soccer and hopes to get into the college of her dreams. But once you get to know her, you will discover she is far from typical.

A senior at Chief Sealth International High School in Seattle, WA, in the spring of 2011 Molly brought the World Water Week …