Environmental Leadership Programme

Project Name: Environmental Leadership Programme

Lead organisation: UpRising

Project Partners: National Trust, The Conservation Volunteers

Project Summary:   

Green Leaders is a nine-month Environmental Leadership Programme involving access behind the scenes with some of the UK’s most senior leaders. The programme offers participants a unique first-hand view of the way that the political, business, public sector and community organisations work together to shape our environment. The programme equips young people with the knowledge, networks, skills and confidence to reach their leadership potential and take social action on environmental issues they care about.   

Project outcomes:

 Young adults from marginalised communities will:

  • have the knowledge, skills, networks and confidence to fulfil their green leadership potential
  • have the knowledge to help shape their environments and influence community, local and national policy
  • have the skills to help shape their environments and influence community, local and national policy
  • have the networks to help shape their environments and influence community, local and national policy
  • have the confidence to help shape their environments and influence community, local and national policy
  • be more engaged with the needs of their communities and their environment.

Hard-to-reach communities will:

  • have greater awareness of the importance of their environment and the need to protect it
  • benefit from environmental actions that improve their natural and built environment.

Primary counties working in: England-wide

Website: UpRising

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