INVITING YOUTHS TO CLAIM THE POWER OF THEIR IMAGINATIONS:
This guidebook will give you the inspiration and the tools for inviting youths to claim the power of their imaginations in the service of humanity and all life.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”
You can invite youths whom you know to discover the way that they want to contribute to the well-being of humanity, all life, and our planetary ecosystem…right now.
Youth in Profile: Lia Harel
On a local level, Lia is the founder and leader of the Minnetonka Climate Initiative, a coalition partnered with iMatter that is working with the City of Minnetonka to research and develop a climate action plan for the community. Lia is also a core member of YEA! MN (Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota) and helps to plan and lead workshops and summits on various climate justice issues. On a state level, Lia is one of the organizers behind the youth-led movement known as MN Can’t Wait that is pushing for bold, state-wide climate action and recently introduced the Minnesota Green New Deal Bill.
Youth in Profile: Jerome Foster
The Climate Reporter is an international environmental news organization that is working to unite the environmental movement through all forms of media. Jerome has spoken at the Supreme Court on behalf of the Our Children’s Trust lawsuit and was one of the main leaders in creating the Youth Climate March with Zero Hour. He will soon be taking the climate change fight to Congress as he interns with Congressman John Lewis for the next five months. He is currently working with the Obama Foundation as the liaison for the youth to promote how the Obama Presidential Center will be carbon neutral. This past summer he traveled to Miami, Florida Keys, and New Orleans reporting on the devastating effects of climate change.