AYEA is a resource for all Alaskan youth

… in whatever environmental or social action projects you are working on.

We’ve put together the tools and information in this section based on AYEA members’ experiences. Below is a quick overview of what you’ll find in this section of the website. Let us know if there are other resources you’d like to see here, and let us know if these ones are helpful!

Green Jobs

Green Jobs are good for both the environment AND the local economy!  AYEA is working to grow Green Jobs because Alaskan youth want good, local jobs that are good for the earth too. We’re pushing for the growth of Green Economic sectors (like renewable energy and home weatherization), and for more and better training and […]

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Are you a teen or young adult looking for a scholarship? We post local and national scholarship opportunities here. If you know of a cool scholarship that AYEA should add to the list, let us know! Click on a category to jump there! Alaska Scholarships | National Scholarships | Scholarships for Youth of Color Alaska […]

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Special Reports


Find past editions of AYEA’s Newsletter, the Reach Out & Recycle booklet, the Allen Family Foundation Grantee Profile of AYEA, and more!   DOWNLOAD our 2012 Annual Report! WHAT’S INSIDE? Training Impact Plans for a new coordinated Leadership Pipeline Finances, Supporters, and More! DOWNLOAD our 2011 Annual Report! WHAT’S INSIDE? AYEA Grad Updates Map of Our Training […]

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Youth in Governance

AYEA is involved in the YIG initiative to involve more teens in boards and commissions across Alaska. If you are a teen interested in volunteering as a board or commission member, check out YIG! If you are a member of a board or commission and want to involve teens, let us know! The Youth in […]

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Action Toolbox

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Tools for talking to the media, organizing your peers, communicating your opinions to the public, and raising money for your cause. AYEA teens have compiled most of these resources themselves, based on their own experiences. Use them for whatever issue or project you are tackling. Media Tips Get your messaging down and learn some tricks […]

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The Impacts of Youth Organizing

Building Transformative Youth Leadership: Data on the Impacts of Youth Organizing (by Dr. Seema Shah) For years, youth organizing groups have attested to the power of youth organizing in influencing policy, improving institutions, and changing the systems that low-income youth of color need to navigate. Just as important, youth organizers have attested to the impact […]

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Conservation Internships


Are you a young Alaskan looking for a great summer internship or job? Check out the links below for awesome opportunities. And check out AK Green Jobs on facebook for recent listings! Employers – Want your organization’s openings listed? Let us know by emailing ayea(at)ayea(.)org In Alaska: Alaska Conservation Internship Program – This annual summer […]

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