These are the stories of young people experiencing the front lines of environmental change-making.
A voice is the most powerful tool a young person has to stand up for what they believe in, to bring notice to how they feel, and to advocate for what they want to see happen.
They are the every day disrupters who have visions for a better future, and the ambition to make it happen. They are relentless in their quests and in their optimism. These stories are told by them – how they see it.
What does leadership look like to you?
Learn how passionate, ambitious, and impatient youth are already designing and developing solutions to the challenges they are facing on the ground, in their communities, every day.
CoalitionWILD: Stories from young conservation leaders empowered to save the planet
CoalitionWILD was represented at the World Leaders’ Conservation Forum in early October, sharing to the delegation our vision for empowering the next generation.
What’s more important than a leader?
There’s a video floating around YouTube that was shown to me years ago during a workshop on leadership. It’s of a crowd of people at an outdoor concert, most of which are lounging on blankets watching the show. The camera is focused on one man in particular, not far...
Launching the CoalitionWILD Mentorship Program
Young people who have mentors are 130% more likely to hold leadership positions. At 22 and fresh out of University, the world seemed bright and endless…and terrifying. The further integrated into the ‘real’ world I got, the more turned around I became. Lacking...
Growing hope to empower Haiti’s youth
Augustin is a 27-year-old Haitian with a passion to build community gardens. Haiti has been rocked by one devastating disaster after the next, throwing much of its already vulnerable population into poverty. Augustin watched as these events destabilized his country...
A Reason to Trust in the Future of Our Wild Earth
CoaltionWILD Partners with the Department of Interior to Mentor Young Conservationists As I write, tens of thousands of young leaders are assessing the world they live in and discovering meaningful ways they can make it better. Many of these leaders are under the age...