YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS
Youth Climate Justice Summit
Join us for a day of youth action, learning, and a chance to directly participate in government. Meet youth from across the country and discuss how to make change in your communities! This year's Summit is complete, check out other events.
What do I get?
Join sessions led by youth and partners in the movement for climate justice
Climate Justice Community
Connect with youth from across the country supporting climate action
Speak With Legislators
Talk with your local representatives about what matters to you
THE YEA! NETWORK’S ANNUAL EVENT
Open to youth across North America
The majority who attend are in high school, but anyone age 21 and under can participate. Join as individuals or as a classroom with your teacher for linking your learning to your curriculum.
See the schedule for the Summit, structured for both learning and community building.
We’ve got your back. Check out answers to the questions we’re asked the most about the Youth Climate Justice Summit.
Summit Sneak Peak
Music, Poetry, and More
From open mics to musical guests, climate action and art go hand-in-hand. Watch the Allie McIntosh’s virtual performance.
Equity and Justice
Topics like environmental justice are explained for youth, by youth. YEA! leader Iman Deriche shares more.
Youth Climate Talks
The Summit features keynotes each year. Check out highlights from the 2022 chat with youth activist Ayisha Siddiqa.
WHAT, WHEN, WHERE
Date: February 25–26, 2022
Times: 10am CT to 6pm CT
Location: Virtual with possibility of one in-person day
Registration is now closed.
Technology Needs and Accessibility
In order to participate fully in the virtual experience, we require each participant to have a computer with access to the internet, microphone, and camera. You will need to access Zoom as the video conferencing platform.
We strive to make this event inclusive and accessible for all students. This includes multiple ways of engaging, mentorship support, and logistical needs. Live closed captioning will be provided. Video recordings of all sessions, pending presenter and participant approval, will be shared after the Summit.
Participants who require language interpretation to participate can request in advance of the event to arrange support.