Across California, young people are making change happen in their communities, and leading the way on environmental action. We interviewed four student leaders in Alameda, Orange, and Santa Cruz Counties who are transforming their communities by cultivating native gardens, teaching sustainable household practices, organizing climate conferences, and more. Hear their thoughts on environmental literacy, engaging young people, social justice, and what we all can do to help create a better tomorrow.
Isaac Wallace-Menge is a recent high school graduate with extensive experience researching and volunteering for environmental causes, from coastal restoration to recycling practices. As an advocate for sustainable development, he believes that we can empower future generations to care for the planet through environmental literacy.