Join young people from across the Rocky Mountains as they improve climate resilience in their communities.

Educator Role

  • Guide students in creating positive change around local natural hazards
  • Collaborate with community members and experts
  • Become eligible to receive funding to support project implementation

Student Role

  • Explore natural hazards in their community 
  • Research solutions to real-world challenges
  • Engage with experts and community stakeholders
  • Ask for real, sustainable change from people in power
  • Share their ideas at the RISE Challenge Summit

  • Free PD (you read that right)

    Free professional development in Earth Force's Community Action & Problem-Solving Process, an award-winning and easy to use approach to Project-Based Learning

  • Student Project Funding

    Funding up to $1000 in prize money and additional Implementation supplies available

  • A Network of Support

    Access to a network of community experts & guest speakers, plus free ongoing support from Earth Force's friendly & knowledgeable staff

Why it works

Student Change Agents

Colorado young people experience being change agents

Community Resilience

This leads to increased resilience in the community (building their sense of civic efficacy)

Long-Term Results

...which results in the long-term engagement needed to ensure a robust response to the ongoing threat posed by climate change.

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