Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership

Event has passed (Tue Oct 17, 2017 - Tue Oct 17, 2017)
Herbst Theatre
05:30 PM
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Since 2000, the Brower Youth Awards program has recognized outstanding emerging youth leaders in the environmental movement. A signature program of Earth Island Institute's New Leaders Initiative, the Brower Youth Awards (BYA) celebrates the accomplishments of young environmental leaders. Each year, six young people based in North America are awarded the prize and provided further mentorship. They will join a growing and diverse group of green leaders who are publicly recognized for their sustainable and innovative solutions.
Looking for ways to participate? Consider:

Attending free BYA Ceremony
Attending Opening Reception and Ceremony
Becoming a Host for Opening Reception
Becoming a Sponsor for BYA (see below for sponsorship opportunities)
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The evening begins with a ticketed Opening Reception, where guests enjoy organic food and beverages while mingling with our supporters, sponsors, community leaders, and the 2017 Brower Youth Awardees. This intimate reception takes place in San Francisco's War Memorial Green Room. Reception ticket holders have preferred seating at the Ceremony downstairs.
The inspirational Brower Youth Awards Ceremony follows at 7:30pm in the Herbst Theatre including 900 local leaders, green journalists and bloggers, environmental champions, Bay Area middle and high school students, and other environmentally and socially conscious consumers and influencers.
The Award Ceremony is free to the general public. 
Event Schedule

5:30pm - 7:00pm  Opening Reception (limited capacity)

7:30pm - 9:30pm  Award Ceremony

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Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on BYA sponsorship or how to support our ongoing efforts to foster a new generation of environmental leaders, contact Dave Phillips, Executive Director at [email protected] or 510-859-9145.


  1. Herbst Theatre 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA