Brower Youth Awards

Featured Young Leader

Mishka Banuri

Intersectional organizing for climate justice

Featured Young Leader

Stephen O’Hanlon

Communicating the need for political action

Featured Young Leader

Rose Whipple

Speaking up against oil pipelines on Indigenous lands

Featured Young Leader

Valeree Catangay

Advocating for a more inclusive environmental movement

Featured Young Leader

Jade Sweeney

Supporting our key pollinators

Featured Young Leader

Tina Oh

Amplifying narratives of frontline communities

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. A signature element of Earth Island Institute’s year-round New Leaders Initiative, Brower Youth Award winners demonstrate excellent leadership as well as a commitment to the communities their work serves. 

meet the winners

Awards Ceremony

The 20th Annual Brower Youth Awards Ceremony will be held in San Francisco at the Herbst Theatre on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Reserve your free ticket today!

Meet the Winners

Join us in congratulating our 2018 winners! Read more about their inspiring stories and projects.

Year-Round Local Programming

The New Leaders Initiative is rolling out year-round programs for local youth in the San Francisco Bay Area! Join us for a youth poetry slam on June 26 at SoleSpace in downtown Oakland.

Get Involved

Share in our work

Looking for an exciting volunteer or internship opportunity? Check out some listings here!

Support our work

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