Youth Climate Education and Leadership Trainings

students UCI Sustainability InitiativeUC Irvine has announced an upcoming series of youth education and leadership trainings on climate neutrality and sustainability.


Global Sustainability Minor Training
The Global Sustainability Resource Center will host UC Irvine’s first retreat for undergraduate students enrolled in the Global Sustainability Minor (January 17-19). The retreat will enable approximately 40 students to take their classroom learning into community settings by building their skills in strategic questioning, community visioning, action planning, and climate communication.


Anza Borrego Desert Youth Training
The Global Sustainability Resource Center will lead a similar training spring 2015 with high school students in the Anza Borrego desert region. This training will reach youth in approximately 4 local high schools.


Summer Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Approximately 30 select incoming students will have the opportunity to participate in the Summer Institute for Sustainability Leadership, a three-day residential sustainability leadership immersion program.


UCI Water PIRE’s H2Outreach
This activity is a hands on activity delivered in person by UCI graduate students to several thousand 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who will come to the Children’s Water Education Festival in early spring. The goal is to teach elementary students about environmentally friendly ways to manage water in the face of a changing climate.