In 2016, SustainUS brought 13 youth climate justice activists from all corners of the country to COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco. Selected by means of the inaugural SustainUS Creative Challenge, these powerful and creative young climate organizers came together from all corners of the US: the forests of the southeast, the cities of the northeast, the desert of the southwest, the fields of the northwest and the islands of the far, far west.

Read our Stories of COP22: A Report Back!

Ryan Camero

Stockton, CA

Remy Franklin

Tucson, AZ

Noah Goodwin

Charlottesville, VA

Dineen O'Rourke

Amherst, MA

Becky Chung

Buena Park, CA

Kailea Frederick

Kula, HI

Daniel Jubelirer

Boulder, CO

Morgan Curtis

Oakland, CA

Niria Alicia Garcia Torres

Talent, OR

Brooke Larsen

Salt Lake City, UT

Kayla DeVault

Window Rock, Navajo Nation

Ben Goloff

New York, NY

Devi Lockwood

Durham, NH