Working for Education, Community & Justice
Help us activate youth & change the 🌎
Bringing Student Innovations to Life
Inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a just & sustainable future for all.
Teaching Skills for the 21st Century
Introducing students to environmental literacy, social innovation, and hands-on design skills
We work at the intersection of sustainability education, climate resilience, and environmental justice to elevate youth voices and advance student-led solutions to real-world challenges. We offer a range of curricula and programs designed to advance environmental literacy, sustainable schools, and equitable access to green career pathways.
Student Innovation Projects
During the 2021–2022 school year, EcoRise student projects produced 15,700 lbs of food for their school communities.
Our Introduction to Environmental Justice lessons create a foundation of EJ history and concepts for K–12 students.
Who says students can't change the world?
Help us unleash the power and potential of youth as leaders and creative problem-solvers in communities around the world.
”My students' worlds are more meaningful because they now have an understanding of their role in it. The sense of empowerment that they have learned through this curriculum makes them better global citizens and members of their own communities.Landon GarvikC. W. Harris Elementary, Washington, DC
”I love EcoRise's online platform and that the lessons are available in Spanish. Having the Spanish lessons for my students will make science that much more accessible and approachable.Cynthia WhitneyBurnet Middle School, Austin, TX
”EcoRise has given me a process and a support network of educators that can help me take my Environmental Science and Ecology Elective to the next level. With EcoRise as my foundation, I'm looking forward to developing the next generation of Green Leaders.Nichi AvinaCelo Vista Charter School, Palm Springs, CA
”I will remember it for the rest of my life. I can design a solution to a problem. They say when you learn things well, you will never forget…and I will never forget what I learned in EcoRise.EcoRise Student
”EcoRise inspires young people to think about their impact on the world and ways to make it better. Conducting Eco-Audits allowed my students opportunities to actively engage in decision making and explore ways to improve areas within our campus.Isabel AnayaKuentz Elementary, Helotes, TX
”EcoRise has been a complete game changer in terms of creating a robust system that gives my students an opportunity to enact visible change in our school. With their support, training, and micro-grants, I have been able to do some truly amazing projects with my students.Ed YooCodman Academy, Dorchester, MA