The U.S. Green Building Council is now accepting applications for the USGBC Young Leader Awards. This award recognizes individuals between the ages of 13 and 25 who have demonstrated a commitment to sustainability and effected change in their schools, communities and beyond. Honorees will enjoy an all-expense paid trip to Phoenix, Ariz. for Greenbuild from November 11-13, 2009. Additionally, honorees will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the Speak Green Festival in April 2010, where they, along with poets from the Youth Speaks Green Team, will take the stage at the Kennedy Center to be celebrated for the work they are doing to transform their communities toward a more sustainable future. The deadline for applications is August 31, 2009.
Learn about the award and download the application.