#YouthStepUp Winners! - The Years Project

#YouthStepUp Winners!

We are excited to announce the winners of the Youth Step Up Challenge, a climate competition to galvanize youth-driven climate solutions led by Our Climate and The YEARS Project. The winners receive a $5,000 grand prize and a trip to share their solutions with world leaders at California’s Global Action Summit in September.

1st Place:  Michael Wong of Oakland, California for his team’s innovative light motion sensor to combat energy waste.

2nd Place: Kayla Soren of Louisville, Kentucky for the International Student Environmental Coalition to connect global youth working  for climate justice.

3rd Place: Katy Swiere of Orange, Texas for climate-friendly school meals. 

Learn more about the winners and their proposals