YCC Project Highlight: Huellas Volcánicas


The first Youth Climate Challenge was held in conjunction with the 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit and hosted over 8 youth teams from communities across the Southwestern United States and Mexico. This Challenge provided an opportunity to come together, focus on climate strategies and solutions, and advance resilience efforts throughout the Southwest and North America. Following the Challenge, students were offered the opportunity to propose their projects for funding to implement. The following project has been awarded support for the 2019-2020 year.

About the Inaugural Youth Climate Challenge:

In collaboration with partners from across the region, the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, Pala Band of Mission Indians, Climate Science Alliance, and the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals convened the second Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit in August 2019. The first Youth Climate Challenge was held in conjunction with this event and hosted over 8 youth teams from communities across the Southwestern United States and Mexico. This Challenge provided an opportunity to come together, focus on climate strategies and solutions, and advance resilience efforts throughout the Southwest and North America. Following the Challenge, students were offered the opportunity to propose their projects for funding to implement. The following project has been awarded support for the 2019-2020 year.

 

Project:

Club Juvenil de Fotógrafos de Naturaleza:

Huellas Volcánicas, the Youth Club of Nature Photographers

Team Members: Nathalia Lugo Murillo, Francisco Lugo Murillo, Joan Gisus Hernández, Joana Hernández, Mirna Borrego Lazalde (Chaperone), José Lamberto Hernández (Chaperone)