Brower Youth Awards

Featured Young Leader

Valeree Catangay

Advocating for a more inclusive environmental movement

Featured Young Leader

Rose Whipple

Speaking up against oil pipelines on Indigenous lands

Featured Young Leader

Jade Sweeney

Supporting our key pollinators

Featured Young Leader

Stephen O’Hanlon

Communicating the need for political action

Featured Young Leader

Mishka Banuri

Intersectional organizing for climate justice

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 19th Annual Brower Youth Awards Ceremony was held in San Francisco on the evening of Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Watch the winners’ inspiring documentaries again on our YouTube channel now!

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! Learn more about our past events and stay tuned for our next event happening February 2019.

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