The mission of the Young Voices for the Planet film series is to to limit the magnitude of climate change and its impacts by empowering children and youth, through uplifting and inspiring success stories, to take an essential role in informing their communities — and society at large, challenging decision-makers, and catalyzing change.
We document youth speaking out, creating solutions and leading the change. These youth solutions to the climate crisis include stories of California kids banning plastic bags, Florida students saving their school $53,000 in energy costs, an 11-year-old German boy planting millions of trees and other young people changing laws, changing minds and changing society as they reduce the carbon footprint of their homes, schools and communities.
KIDS! LET YOUR VOICES BE HEARD!
The Young Voices for the Planet movies allow your young voices to be heard. Seeing what other young people have done and are doing will inspire you to action! Say Yes to Action! Say No to Fear.
The YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET FILMS ARE ABOUT YOU!
The Young Voices for the Planet films feature other youth your age who care about the Earth and are taking action. Watch the movies and see what other young people are doing. We hope the films will inspire you to action. Your voices COUNT! You can make a difference!
Author and Illustrator, Lynne Cherry, originator, producer and director of the Young Voices for the Planet films, is well-known for her popular children’s books especially her rain forest classic, The Great Kapok Tree and her environmental history A River Ran Wild.
Young Voices for the Planet is a project of Young Voices on Climate Change, a 501 (c) (3) tax deductible organization.
Young Voices for the Planet invites formal and informal educators to an inspiring Civic Education and Democracy Educator Workshop on APRIL 28 at Phipps Botanical Garden and Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pa. Learn how to unleash the power of youth to speak out for their own future. To register, please go to FOR TEACHERS on this website!