SustainUS is a youth-led organization advancing justice and sustainability by
empowering young people to engage in political advocacy.

SustainUS is a youth-led organization advancing justice and sustainability by
empowering young people to engage in political advocacy.

Maria and other young climate organizers lead the youth block at the People's Climate March.

How We Move from Access to Influence

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This piece is cross-posted from WeArePowerShift. I’m not one to talk about the science of climate change. I assume that at this point everyone has decided to lean into the reality of climate science – or has chosen to disengage and hope that things get better on their own. But…

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It Takes a Village

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This piece is cross-posted from Climate Journey, a storytelling expedition from New England to Paris by SustainUS COP21 delegates Morgan Curtis and Garrett Blad. They are writing, photographing, filming, collaging and painting, telling stories of individuals and communities mobilizing for a just transition to a climate-stable future. “Five years ago? I knew not a soul…

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The Power of Language Diversity

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My name is Larissa, and I was a SustainUS Agent of Change at the 59th Comission on Status of Women, or Beijing+20. I am Brazilian and I have been living in the USA for seven months. I used to underestimate my first language, Portuguese, because many opportunities I had such...
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