Recognizing that educators are critical messengers of climate and energy literacy for hundreds of students each year, we are committed to engaging educators in the international climate negotiations as both learners and climate change communicators for their schools and communities. We have selected a delegation of 10 Education Ambassadors to participate in the UNFCCC COP21 conference […]
Dust filled the air of the driveway at the Steger Wilderness Center as the three vans from YEA! MN drove home from their weekend retreat. Fifteen students had arrived Friday evening ready to disconnect from the city life and connect with their fellow group members to review their year of work and discuss their next […]
In March 2014, I was an incredibly angsty junior at DeLaSalle, absolutely fed up with school and wondering what I could do to finish high school while doing meaningful work that would make me happy. Looking back at the past year, I think I’ve figured it out pretty well. My internship with YEA! MN has […]
Letter to Climate Change Educators The Summer Institute for Climate Change Education is just around the corner, but don’t worry; there’s still time left to register! We’d love for you to join our cohort of educators that have attended past Institutes. In addition to sessions where you will learn about our Climate Generation Resources, we […]
Read exciting news in our Spring 2015 Newsletter.
Letter to Climate Change Educators Climate change educators! It is an exciting time for us as we move forward as Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy. Our mission to educate and empower people to engage in climate change solutions stays the same and our education program will continue to provide the same great professional development […]
In cooperation with GO Minnesota’s Environmental Sustainability Program, Climate Generation (CG), a leader in climate change education and youth climate leadership, will lead a two-day climate change and energy education program and tour of green facilities in the Twin Cities metro area with their education staff. Climate Generation has been educating and empowering people to engage […]
On a nearly snowless early February day, over 100 high school youth from the Will Steger Foundation’s Youth Environmental Activists (YEA! MN) program participated in the Clean Energy & Jobs “Day on the Hill,” lobbying their state legislators and meeting with Governor Dayton to discuss how climate change will impact their future. Read more…
Our YEA! MN Program is proud to partner with MPIRG and the Sierra Club to host the 2015 Youth Democracy Summit on January 17th at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota Read more and register here.
We’re so excited to be able to share with you our newly edited curricula that is taking over the November Climate Lesson Update! You can download the newest versions of the Will Steger Foundation Curriculum Suite.