Brower Youth Awards

Featured Young Leader

Kate Weiner

Creating an alternative space for environmental media through a student-run arts collective

Featured Young Leader

Dyanna Jaye

Mobilizing a civically engaged environmental youth coalition

Featured Young Leader

Celeste Tinajero

Making impactful and lasting changes through greening a high school campus

Featured Young Leader

JP Viñals

Energizing a campaign for urban green spaces through youth engagement

Featured Young Leader

Ryan Camero

Using creative storytelling to chronicle a fragile delta and the communities that surround it

Featured Young Leader

Jess Grady-Benson

Fostering fossil fuel divestment campaigns on college campuses through student training

We Celebrate Young Environmental Leaders!

Each year the Brower Youth Award recognizes the work of six young leaders who are making strides in the environmental movement. Brower Youth Award winners demonstrate excellent leadership as well as a commitment to the communities their work serves.

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Attend the ceremony

Now in its 16th year of elevating and supporting the work of young environmental leaders, the prize experience includes a week of leadership training and a public awards ceremony on October 20, 2015.

Meet the winners

Read the stories of this year’s winners and check on updates on their projects. You can also request our Brower Youth Alumni to speak at your school or event.

How to apply

The 16th Brower Youth Award application has closed. Learn more about our selection process and future cycles.

Get Involved

Share in our work

Looking for exciting volunteer or internship opportunity? Check out our listing here!

Support our work

Without your support and generous contributions, these awards would not be possible. Donate today.