Brower Youth Awards

Featured Young Leader

Isha Clarke

Fighting the development of a coal plant in West Oakland

Featured Young Leader

Mackenzie Feldman

Working to ban pesticides in schools

Featured Young Leader

Shannon Lisa

Investigating chemicals that lead to cancer

Featured Young Leader

Isra Hirsi

Leading a nationwide climate strike

Featured Young Leader

Tammy Ramos

Challenging oil refinery pollution in a low income community

Featured Young Leader

Lia Harel

Organizing a youth environmental movement in Minnesota

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 was held in San Francisco at the Herbst Theatre on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Watch the amazing films and speeches of all six winners!

Meet the Winners

Join us in congratulating our 2019 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! Stay tuned for our next local event in early 2020.

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