Youth Climate Action

Youth Climate Action Event – Make a Move

Saturday, September 16th: Community Service Projects 9-12pm

Civic Engagement and Job Fair 12-3pm in Old Town Square

 

At the 2nd annual Youth Climate Action event local youth will gather to work together and inspire other youth on 3 different educational areas focused on climate change and how to take action.  This event is led, organized and implemented by youth who are aware of the effects of climate change on our planet AND they want to do something about it.

 

 

youth focus areas

 

Act on It- Give back by participating in a community service project

  • Environmental Preservation – River Cleanup and Natural Areas Maintenance
  • Food Security – Working with “pay as you can” Food Pantries, Cafe’s & Community Gardens

 

Talk About It – Engage with local elected officials on the issue of Climate Change

  • Ask – What you can do to influence policy or get involved with local politics.
  • Learn – How to talk about climate change with others by utilizing our free ebook, “Communicating Climate“.

 

Learn About It- Meet with employers about career opportunities in the environmental and sustainability sectors

  • Create – An Action Plan to guide your efforts on sustainability and environmental protection.

Sign up TODAY and join other STUDENTS on the front line of Climate Change.  Space is limited!!!  You’ll receive a Youth Climate Warrior t-shirt, a free lunch and be enter to win great prizes!

STUDENT SIGN UP FORM

Download the Youth Climate Action Plan and take the next step in fighting climate change locally.  You’ll find a variety of service projects you can participate in and organizations you can get involved with to further your passion.  Check out the Ecological Footprint Calculator to find out how many planets it takes to support your lifestyle. And learn how to communicate with your government officials. Let’s do this!

Download the Youth Climate Action Plan

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

We are looking for sponsors to help make this event possible.  The Sustainable Living Association is the guiding non-profit and all sponsorships will go through this organization. Your support will help cover project costs and make this event a reality. 

 

Here’s a list of things your support could go towards: Rental Equipment, Youth T-shirts, Zero Waste Stations, Student Recruitment through Marketing & Outreach, Lunches, Reusable Water Bottles and more.  Join us and help elevate the voices of our youth – they have a lot to say!

 

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