Climate Change Kid Lawyer Camp!

This is a great opportunity for middle schoolers (grades 6-8) to learn about law by doing it – using the Juliana kid climate case, just argued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, as a model. Young people can take parts as appellate lawyers for the kid plaintiffs or for the government...

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Green Schools Conference Proposals

The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) is heading to the Pacific Northwest in 2020—please join us in Portland for the 10th annual event. When: March 2–4, 2020 Where: Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, Oregon GSCE is the only national event to bring together all the players involved in...

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2020 Green Schools Conference and Expo

Join us in Portland, Oregon for the 10th annual Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) to be held at the Hilton Portland Downtown on March 2 – 4, 2020. GSCE is the only national event to bring together all the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate,...

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Youth v Gov Rally

On June 4 history will be made here in Portland. 21 young people are suing the federal government for their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property. The Youth v. Gov case (AKA Juliana v. US) has its latest and most pivotal court date yet, right here in our city. RSVP here! On June 4,...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Outdoor Mentors for Diverse Portland Youth

Urban Nature Partners PDX is recruiting outdoor mentors for youth from marginalized communities that are finishing 4th grade. Introduce an awesome young person to urban greenspaces and activities, and enjoy being part of a dynamic, small organization of passionate adults! 10 hours per month...

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Young Champions of the Earth

Do you see opportunity, where others see crisis? Do you want to change the world – or know someone who does? UN Environment is on the hunt for the next YOUNG CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH. In 2019, seven young people, selected from every global region will be named UN Young Champions of the Earth....

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World Oregon Youth Forum

Join WorldOregon as we celebrate youth leadership at our 2019 Youth Forum, “This is Our World!”  The Youth Forum will explore a variety of topics, offering workshops, resources, an action fair and networking opportunities for high school students. Each workshop has a global to local...

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Trash for Peace and The Rosewood Initiative

Trash for Peace began a partnership with The Rosewood Initiative’s Refugee and Immigrant Hospitality program to provide sustainability-themed activities for the children of adult English class participants. We’re grateful to the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette for supporting this...

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Northwest Model United Nations – Portland

The Northwest Model United Nations – Portland chapter is hosting its conference this February.  Come join us to learn about and engage in current issues! The most accessible and affordable conferences in the MUN world continue with NWMUN-Portland, February 16-18 in Portland, Oregon. We...

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Urban Nature Overnights (UNO) Assistant Coordinator

Would you like to share your passion for the outdoors with young people in your community? Join Metro as our Urban Nature Overnights (UNO) Assistant Coordinator and spend the spring and summer exploring some of the region’s most beautiful natural areas with kids who might otherwise not have...

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