Youth Environmental Power Initiative
Youth Environmental Power Initiative (YEPI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes sustainability, racial & social equity, environmental justice and stewardship by empowering youths to take action through legislative advocacy, community engagement, peer-to-peer outreach, workshops and summits, educational videos, student-led journals, and impact projects that provide diverse pathways to explore environmentalism, fight climate change, and end racial and environmental injustice.
students have participated in our hands-on environmental justice activities at our workshops/booths or attended our Racial Understanding, Social Equity, and Environmental Justice Symposiums/Environmental Justice Leadership Trainings!
YEPI has mobilized thousands of teens across
to advocate for equity, social and environmental justice, and sustainability.
grants have been awarded to fund our environmental justice projects.
President's Volunteer Service Award
Youth Environmental Power Initiative is a PVSA-certified organization. All of your volunteer hours at YEPI will contribute towards receiving the PVSA, which is an amazing way to earn recognition for the hours and hard work that you contribute towards improving our environment and fighting against climate change.