The CLEO Institute Youth Task Force

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Community Based

At the CLEO Insitute, an enthusiastic Youth Task Force works with us to engage diverse audiences in our mission to bridge the divide between science and society. The Youth Task Force is comprised of motivated high school and college students who meet monthly to create and coordinate climate related efforts.

Who Is Your Climate Change HERO?

Goals: 

To empower young people as climate communicators and translators of complex science. 

To ultimately drive climate action through creative public education and engagement efforts. 

High Level Impact: 

Youth Task Force initiatives for the 2014-2015 school year included:

  • Launching a Who Is Your Climate Change Hero? Video Competition 
  • Coordinating Earth Day Festival – interactive booths, eco-fashion show, and musical performances
  • Creating a speakers network and planning school assemblies
  • Attending and presenting at the Youth Forum on Climate Change & Water
  • Growing CLEO Compass schools
  • Participating in King Tide Day and interviewing  attendees to create a summary video
  • Coordinating monthly meetings
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