Brower Youth Award winner Dejah Powell is fostering a love for the environment.
In the following interview, I asked Carl Anthony and Dr. Paloma Pavel how their expertise in advocating for social justice can inform the equitable implementation of environmental literacy in California. Below is a lightly edited version of that interview.
As a community organizer in Washington, D.C., Anthony Torres brings together thousands of volunteers to put pressure on members of Congress to act in the best interest of people and the environment, with a particular focus on the climate justice movement, fossil fuel dependency resistance, and bucking the environmental trends of the Trump administration.
Naelyn Pike’s 2017 Bioneers keynote address touched on the importance of young people in the fight against climate catastrophe and social and racial injustice.
Food is a basic human right. A number of countries take food security seriously enough to have enshrined the right to food in their constitutions. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) states that “food is a fundamental human right” and that “hunger is both a violation of human dignity and an obstacle to social, …
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In his book, “We Rise,” Xiuhtezcatl Martinez encourages activists of all ages to rise and become Earth guardians.
Noting a strong connection between school discipline and eventual incarceration, Fania Davis is using a technique called “restorative justice” to halt a pattern of racialized mass incarceration.
Since the age of 6, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez has been empowering young people to protect the Earth.
The Bioneers 2016 conference is fast approaching, and the role of youth in the Bioneers experience is more critical than ever. The Youth Leadership Program offers a welcoming, interactive space at the conference that engages and activates youth (ages 13-23) to emerge as the next generation of leaders across social and environmental movements. We understand …