Application to join the Youth Congress for Sustainable Americas
The Biennial of the Americas, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy is seeking committed advocates who are willing to join a network of engaged citizens to address climate change. The next Youth Congress Conference will be held September 24-28th, 2019 in Denver Colorado alongside the next Biennial of the Americas Festival! Accepted delegates will be offered a chance to attend this exciting conference and select candidates may be eligible for a scholarship to support their travel expenses. Application deadline is June 30th, 2019.
Delegate Criteria: please check all that apply:
Passionate about presenting ideas and solving the most urgent environmental problems.
Excited about engaging in co-creation with a network of peers, experts, and the local community.
Experience leading, or being involved in, a local project that contributes to a more sustainable world.
Motivated to work with others to build stronger local and national consciousness surrounding climate change
Commitment to community-driven and collaborative work.
Delegate commitments: Please check all those you feel you could commit to upholding.
Be an advocate for the Youth Congress and work towards accomplishing our objectives.
Regularly engage with and contribute to local chapter projects and initiatives.
Support the development and implementation of local, regional and international initiatives.
Commit to spearheading and/or supporting projects that address the causes of climate change and encourage sustainable development
Country of Origin
Country/City of Residence
How old are you?
What is your profession/job title?
What organization do you work for?
How does your professional work and/or your personal pursuits contribute to a more sustainable world?
Please describe what you believe to be the most important challenge to sustainability in your community
Please write a brief paragraph explaining how you promote sustainability efforts in your community
What are your hopes and expectations for being a part of the Youth Congress Network?
The next Youth Congress Conference will be September 24-28th, 2019 in Denver Colorado. We have limited scholarships available; should you be accepted to attend would you require financial assistance to support your travel to Denver, Colorado?
How did you learn about the Youth Congress?
Reference from a current Youth Congress delegate
Reference from someone not part of the Youth Congress
Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
At a Youth Congress Event
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