Brower Youth Awards


the 15th Annual Brower Youth Awards!

The 15th annual Brower Youth Awards were a huge success thanks to the support of our attendees, partners and donors. Thank you to all who celebrated our 15th anniversary with us!
Stay updated on this year’s six winners and their projects by visiting their profile pages.




Winners in 2014


Doorae Shin

Honolulu, HI

Working towards a ban on Styrofoam use in Hawai‘i

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Jackson Koeppel

Highland Park, MI

Building community resilience through solar powered infrastructure

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Lynnea Shuck

Fremont, CA

Propelling childhood curiosity into lasting environmental stewardship

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Sean Russell

North Port, FL

Launching an educational campaign about marine debris

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Tiffany Carey

Detroit, MI

Engaging youth in solutions-based, citizen-science projects

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Tsechu Dolma

Woodside, NY

Creating a model for sustainable food security in Upper Mustang, Nepal

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Our supporters

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Join us as a sponsor

The New Leaders Initiative proudly features businesses that are making a positive social impact. We want to share your terrific work with our community of supporters at our biggest event of the year. Our Sponsorship Packet highlights the different levels and benefits of sponsorship opportunities with the Brower Youth Awards.

Sponsorship Visibility

By sponsoring the Brower Youth Awards, you will be joining a dynamic cohort of businesses such as Clif Bar, Klean Kanteen, Nutiva, and Visa. We offer sponsor advertising in our quarterly award-winningEarth Island Journal as well as through our social media platforms reaching more than 400,000+ individuals and organizations.

Are you interested in additional sponsorship benefits? Would your company like to support our year-round programming, or sponsor other New Leaders Initiative programs and events? Do you have an idea you would like to share with us? Let’s talk!

We are committed to partnering with you and developing a relationship that supports your company’s business and visibility goals. Contact Kevin Connelly, Earth Island Institute’s Associate Director, at or 510-859-9155 to discuss ideas and opportunities.

Selection Committee


The selection committee for the 16th Annual Brower Youth Awards will be announced soon!