Citizens of the Future (CotF)

Our 2018-19 Citizens of the Future (CotF) initiative partners with schools across the Lower Mainland to deliver positive climate action education aimed to shift public perceptions and values leading to reduced environmental impact through individual, school, and community-wide actions and projects. Building on the Climate Action Champions Initiative, CotF will educate, empower, and support underserved youth and emerging youth sustainability leaders to take environmental action.

Through CotF we will:

  • Educate and empower youth by providing in-depth Climate Leadership training to students and educators and facilitating interactive workshops with underserved youth
  • Motivate students by delivering inspiring environmental action assemblies
  • Encourage community engagement and relationship-building by training community volunteers to give climate action presentations and provide mentorship to students
  • Track and celebrate accomplishments by showcasing and awarding youth action projects

Our Supporters

City of Vancouver
Boeing
UBC
The Humber Foundation
Free Geek Vancouver
TD Friends of the Environment Foundation
Environment Canada
Vancouver School Board
UOttawa
Service Canada
Delta School District
Vancouver Foundation
HSN
Multifaith Action Society
Vancity
Expedition Engineering
Surrey Schools
Real Estate Foundation
Telus
CASJ
Burnaby School District
Chris Spencer Foundation
Jack of Hearts Productions
BC Teachers for Peace & Global Education
Abbotsford School District
Richmond School District
British Columbia
The Gosling Foundation
CoastCapital Savings