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The Young Activist’s Guide

The Young Activist’s Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World

In The Young Activist’s Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World, Sharon Smith ’12 chronicles the rising role and importance of youth organizing and participation in the environmental movement by profiling 30 organizers under the age of 23 involved in a myriad of activities, from passing legislation, to founding nonprofits, to raising millions of dollars for sustainability efforts. Smith goes on to outline a series of best practices for would-be youth activists, and focuses on groups and campaigns involved in climate change and clean energy—issues increasingly claimed by Millennials as the defining environmental concerns of their generation. The book is published by Ten Speed Press.