The Youth Symposium on Environmental and Climate Justice was held on Wed, Oct 11, 4:00 to 5:30 pm  in honor of Children’s Environmental Health Day 2023.

Climate is changing the world quickly

Resource-poor communities of color are unjustly impacted

Youth leaders on the front-lines can lead us toward justice

Moderated by Adriana Candia of Cada Paso.


Futures Ignite/Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning Schools (WHEELS)
“Air Quality in the Heights” with Sebastian Cruz and Israel Martinez

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition (HBCAC) Environmental Health Ambassadors
“Youth Leadership in Climate and Health” with Aashna Pawar and Tanish Parlapall

Sixth Street Community Center  
“Youth Empowerment for Out Environment: The Teen Climate Justice Program with Izzy Militello and Jayden Effah