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Up Next: The E-Book

Announcing our first statewide initiative: an E-book!

Students aged Elementary-12th Grade can submit their works of art or writing to be included in our E-book.​ Teachers may submit for their students if parents/guardians allow.

Topics: Anything related to the environment, nature, and climate change. 

Scroll through the slides to see some examples of submissions.  Our favorites will receive eco-prizes!

Email your submission to YellowwoodYouthIN@gmail.com

Learn more from the images in the gallery.

The Results are in: The Shoe Strike

Announcing our very first event for the Bloomington community: a shoe strike!

This event allows us to participate in climate advocacy without being in-person, puts a buffer in the fast fashion system we know to be environmentally hazardous, and gives back to the local community.

People in our community donate their shoes by putting them in boxes set around town, and we set them out in a climate "strike". Afterwards, we donate them to local charities based on their wishlists. 

The dates to donate shoes have passed.

Photos from the event:

Shoe Counter

Updated 9/18 2 pm

831

Pairs of Shoes

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"Unless someone like you cares a whole, awful lot, nothing is going to get better it's not."

Dr. Suess

Creating Resources & Opportunities

The tabs linked below share Yellowwood Youth Original content, created by Yellowwood Youth for the citizens of Indiana. Click the button below to go to the Main "Just Us" Page.

The Yellowwood Youth Shoe Strike

Announcing our first event: a shoe strike! This event allows us to participate in climate advocacy without being in-person, puts a buffer in the fast fashion system we know to be environmentally hazardous, and gives back to the local community.

The Yellowwood Youth Podcast

Yellowwood Youth interviews the leaders of environmental organizations around the state of Indiana -and the country- to highlight ways to get involved and make a difference. It can be found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, and many other streaming platforms. Check out descriptions of each episode by clicking the button below.

Yellowwood Youth E-Book

We are working with students from The West Lafayette Climate Strike to curate a collection of art and writing from youth Kindergarten-High School in Indiana about nature, the environment, and climate change.

Submit your work today!

The Yellowwood Youth Blog

This is the Yellowwood Youth blog. It includes reviews of events we attend, reflections on related topics, and updates on our work. You can get email notifications for when a new blog post goes up.

Providing Resources for Existing Opportunities

Explore the pages below to discover what if offered across the state of Indiana, and to youth in our state, in relation to topics connected to the environment, sustainability, and climate change.

All Things Gardening

Looking for a community garden near you? Wanting to improve your home garden? Through topics like soil health and regenerative agriculture, take a look at All Things Gardening.

Opportunities for Youth

This section hosts information on summer camps for kids and teens, clubs through schools, contests and competitions, and access to compiled opportunities such as internships and scholarships.

Get Involved 

These pages will have mass lists of organizations, coalitions, and other groups around the state that allow or support youth taking action in their mission Find a group you like in your area and get involved!

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