LEAF connects inner-city students to nature
Five years ago, Joshua Carrera was a high school sophomore living in a homeless shelter in New York City, thinking he would never find a way out.
"There was just no sense of hope in the environment that I grew up in," said Carrera, who grew up in Bushwick, Brooklyn. "It just wasn't getting any better."
Now, however, Carrera is a student at the University of Vermont, and this summer...