Green Leaders

Groundwork ‘Green Leaders’ is a free programme that offers young people a mentor and hands-on support for them to design, create and start campaigns, events and action groups that improve the local environment, including greenspace projects.

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The programme is designed to support young people to become advocates for change in their community all while building the confidence, knowledge, and skills that lead to positive social action.

Green Leaders is open to young people aged 16-20 across Greater Manchester, London, Northamptonshire and the West Midlands. Those who are chosen to be a part of the programme will be part of a group of a select 40 young people who share a passion for environmental action.

Apply to be a Green Leader in 2022


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