Welcome to YEA!
Young people are calling for a just transition to a resilient climate future that is equitable for all. Are you ready to join them? Join YEA! leaders at the Minnesota Youth Summer Convergence on August 16th.
Youth Environmental Activists (YEA!)
YEA! is a network for Minnesota youth action on the systems perpetuating the climate crisis. By joining the Network, you can get involved at any level you’d like to build youth power.
We provide the support and co-mentorship you need to step into climate leadership in your community. Attend our youth-led meetings, apply for funding for a project of your own, or get involved in YEA! Campaigns to lead a your own campaign rooted in environmental justice to shift public will and practice civic engagement. Want to connect to learn more? Fill out the form below.
Youth Summer Convergence
The Convergence is a youth-planned and led event taking place at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge on August 16th. This day will be a convening of knowledge around climate justice action in the Twin Cities.Learn More
YEA! Action Fund
Need money for your personal or group action project? We’re funding youth to lead the Minnesota climate justice movement.Learn More
Our generation is the first to experience climate impacts, with the biggest opportunity to rewrite the future. We’re collecting stories from youth just like you to share the call for climate justice and highlight solutions happening now.
Why do you act on the climate crisis? Submit your story and explore what others are sharing.
Apply for a Paid Leadership Role
Stipend-based roles are available for Minnesota youth ages 13–18.Apply Now
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