OEC Emerging Leaders

The OEC Emerging Leaders program connects young people from diverse backgrounds to environmental issues close to home and across the globe. By engaging and educating members from all experience levels, we empower each other to take action and become the next generation of environmental champions through education, advocacy, and networking. Our Mission and Principles guide our work and inform the decisions we make.

OUR MISSION:

OEC Emerging Leaders is mobilizing the next generation of environmental champions.

OUR PRINCIPLES:

COUNCIL

Support the Ohio Environmental Council’s mission and values to protect air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. 

ACTION 

Enable a new generation of environmental champions to develop solutions for pressing environmental issues.

EQUITY & ACCESSIBILITY

Acknowledge historical and systemic factors that contribute to environmental challenges by making inclusion a priority. 

INFLUENCE

Provide resources to help young leaders discover their individual value and voice to make the greatest impact on each other and in this movement.

COMMUNITY

Create a platform for members to connect, collaborate, and build power together.