Brower Youth Awards

Featured Young Leader

Sonja Michaluk

Encouraging Rigorous Citizen Science

Featured Young Leader

David Baldwin

Seeking Solutions to Invasive Weeds

Featured Young Leader

Artemisio Romero y Carver

Pushing for Smart Climate Policy

Featured Young Leader

Alexandria Gordon

Inspiring Campuses to Go Plastic-Free

Featured Young Leader

Peter Pham

Advocating for Transit Justice

Featured Young Leader

Alexia Leclercq

Bridging the Gap Between Climate Education and Action

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. Watch the 2021 Brower Youth Awards ceremony now!



meet the winners

2021 Awards Ceremony

The 22nd annual Brower Youth Awards ceremony, a two-part virtual event, was held on Oct 14, 2021, and Oct 19, 2021!

Meet the Winners

Join us in congratulating our 2021 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!

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