Help U.S. youth create a healthy planet, just economy, and develop the next generation of sustainable development leaders. SustainUS, a youth-run, volunteer-run organization, believes in the potential of our generation to change the world! Your donation supports our unique peer-to-peer education, training, and action programs that advance social, economic, and environmental progress:
- Agents of Change sends U.S. youth and international youth studying or working in the U.S. to dozens of international negotiations on sustainable development issues, from climate change to social development to biodiversity portection. We've helped over 600 youth become advocates for change at the highest level of international cooperation. For example, check out the profiles of our upcoming United Nations Climate Change delegation.
- Lead Now Fellowship is a training program to help sustainable development entrepreneurs in the U.S. get the skills, mentorship, financial support, and leadership training they need to make their projects a success and spawn potentially revoluationary new ideas. Check out our first class of Fellows.
- Citizen Science promotes and publishes the next generation of sustainable development researchers. Our paper compeittion helps young researchers, from middle school through graduate students, get their sustainable development research into the hands of national and international decision makers and encourages youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Read about some recent winners!
Our unique programs are getting serious attention from the public, from The New York Times to the Wall Street Journal - view our recent press and meet the kind of powerful youth your donation supports.