ECJ Youth and College Toolkit

The NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice (ECJ) Program’s Youth and College Leadership initiative is built to support youth who are working hard in their neighborhoods and colleges to end environmental and climate injustices.


Make an Impact

Our toolkit is full of tips and plans to help your
NAACP Youth and College chapter succeed.

Get ideas on how you can:yc-toolkit-cover

  • Start a community garden
  • Host a Twitter Town Hall on ECJ issues
  • Build a carpooling initiative
  • Host a talk or teach-in on divesting from fossil fuels
  • Write newspaper editorials on local environmental issues that impact the Black community
  • Make a video on pollution and post to social media
  • Register voters in your area and circulate flyers about ECJ-related legislation
  • Create an art installation at your school or campus that portrays how ECJ issues impact the Black community
  • Organize a spoken word event


Get the Toolkit

Youth and College Organizing Toolkit for Environmental and Climate Justice



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