Young Evangelicals for Climate Action

Founding Year: 2012

Staff: 2


Kyle Meyaard-Schaap (National organizer, spokesperson)

Young members of Evangelical churches who wish to mobilize others like themselves to action on climate change, and to influence and hold accountable senior Evangelical leaders.


  • Climate Leaders Awards: awards given to youth who take exemplary action on climate issues
  • Project Leaders Program: Project Leaders receive training and funding to work with experienced YECA staff and partners to develop a theological and practical approach to climate activism.
  • Climate Leadership Fellows: Recruits, mentors, and commissions evangelical undergraduate students from across the United States and beyond.

Resources: Website links to many publications, news of actions


Young Evangelicals for Climate Action contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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