Author: Kira Liu, Youth Programs Specialist

The Power of Minnesota Youth

2018 was a year of highs and lows regarding climate action and the global impacts we’re already seeing, but I can say for certain that the momentum building in the Minnesota climate movement makes me excited for 2019. Just in the first month of the year, young people from across the state have proven that […]

Co-mentorship: It Goes Both Ways

Last September, I began my Minnesota GreenCorps service year with Climate Generation, excited to take on a new project and meet new people. After months of Zoom video calls, event planning, organizing meetings, and travelling across the state I’ve found that working with young people through the Youth Convening Minnesota project and Youth Environmental Activists […]

Youth are the answer

“Youth are powerful, youth are brave, youth are the answer.” Youth leaders stood in a circle and repeated this phrase just before departing our Youth Climate Workshop in the Moorhead Public Library. This moment was the beginning of our Youth Convening Minnesota project, a seven-month leadership opportunity for high school aged youth to learn about […]