#InTheNews - Our View: New Year is time for reflection

Published in the Pacific Daily News
Photo by Rick Cruz

We enter 2022 as we entered 2021: under the shadow of a pandemic that continues to end lives and destroy livelihoods.

This is traditionally the time when we can reflect on what we, as a community, could have done better in 2021, and what we can do to make things better for everyone on the island in 2022.


One of the bright spots of the year was the work done by Guam Green Growth, which worked to keep the island clean and promote sustainability. The group distributed reusable shopping bags, started a community garden in Hagåtña, graduated its first conservation corps and is getting ready to open a maker space in CHamoru Village…

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