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7 Youth Achievements to be Proud Of

As summer heat brings farmers’ markets and fresh veggies, it’s time to celebrate the harvest. This year, youth involved in our programming accomplished some pretty amazing things across the climate movement. It’s important that we remember to enjoy what youth leadership brings to this issue and reap the success of the seeds they’ve planted. Here […]

Grounded and Growing

A couple months ago, my friends and I stumbled upon YEA! MN while searching for other environmental groups in the Twin Cities metro area. We decided to check it out and attended our first meeting back in November. At the meeting, there was an eclectic blend of different perspectives that invigorated my passion for environmental […]

Finding light in the midst of winter

In the midst of winter I always find myself looking for extra places and people full of light and positivity to help counteract the constant darkness. I love winter, but it can still be easy to get caught in all the darkness, especially when the school days are longer than the hours the sun is […]

Staff and Students Work Together to Address Climate Change at DeLaSalle High School

Elisabeth and the GREEN Team at DeLaSalle High School are members of Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota (YEA! MN). YEA! MN is a core program of Climate Generation, dedicated to engaging and empowering high school students to lead on the transition to a just and resilient climate future for all. The DeLaSalle High School GREEN […]

Edina Youth Step Up to Lead on Climate Change

Rozy and Project Earth at Edina High School are members of Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota (YEA! MN). YEA! MN is a core program of Climate Generation, dedicated to engaging and empowering high school students to lead on the transition to a just and resilient climate future for all. This year, the city of Edina […]

Green Herons: Learning Through Experience

Espoir and the Green Herons at Great River School are members of Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota (YEA! MN). YEA! MN is a core program of Climate Generation, dedicated to engaging and empowering high school students to lead on the transition to a just and resilient climate future for all. This year started off a […]

YEA! MN Climate Stories

Last Monday, Joe Kruse joined us at YEA! MN as a guest facilitator.  We began the evening with a conversation about the things that make up the environmental movement to us. Ideas ranged from people like John Muir and Rachel Carson, to actions like companies going green and individuals lessening our footprint on the environment. […]