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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President’s Environmental Youth Award

The President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) recognizes outstanding environmental projects by K-12 youth. The PEYA program promotes awareness of our nation’s natural resources and encourages positive community involvement. Since 1971, the President of the United States has joined with...

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City Repair’s Village Building “Emergence”

For over 20 years The City Repair Project has been supporting communities in reclaiming and taking design ownership over public space, over the space they inhabit. City Repair has accomplished over 700 projects through a mostly volunteer staff, thousands of volunteer citizen activists, and from...

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TSL 2019 International Schools Essay Competition & Debate

Young people are key to achieving SDG #15 (Life on Land).  The Trust for Sustainable Living is pleased to invite schoolchildren around the world to share their unique perspectives on the role young people can play in achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal #15 – to conserve and sustainably...

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