2021 - 2022
The University’s Loka Initiative has received a Foundation grant for two youth-focused projects related to environmental education: 1) development of a curriculum for college students that includes skill-building for developing inner resilience and coping with eco-anxiety, climate despair, and solastalgia; and 2) a gathering of indigenous elders and youth, and a film about that gathering, which centers on the intergenerational transfer of indigenous ecological and sacred knowledge from around the world.
Support emerging environmental leaders across sectors with the inner and outer skills to better anticipate and respond to the climate crisis
Create K-12 interventions to address the climate mental health crisis amongst youth
Supporting Youth Climate Leaders and Their Educators with a Community and Practices That Promote Wellbeing and Resilience