Youth and young adult programs
“It is the young who want to be the protagonists of change. Please, don’t leave it tovothers to be the protagonists of change. You are the ones who hold the future! You … Through you the future is fulfilled in the world. I ask you also to be protagonists of this transformation.” – Pope Francis
In colleges and universities, community organizations, high schools and grade schools, volunteer programs, and the pews, young people are taking up the charge of being protagonists of change. Turning their ears and hearts to hear both the cries of the earth and of the poor—who tell us where to pay attention—youth and young adults are mobilizing around climate action.
At Catholic Climate Covenant, we’re building a movement of young Catholics ignited by the joy of the Gospel, attuned to the cries of the earth and the poor, capable of turning back the clock on climate change and creating a livable future for our common home..