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We use arts and culture to inspire environmental action for social good.


INSPIRE more people
Our Creative Communication programs communicate tough social and environmental topics in creative ways through arts and culture.
Learn through ACTion
Our Learning-By-Doing programs develop your leadership skills through real-life problem solving and community service.  
SHARE resources
Our Curated Actions programs create unique opportunities for you to implement and share your ideas, expertise, and solutions.

Think Like a Kid


We are excited to share our newest film, Think Like a Kid,  a series of interviews between children and climate leaders from around the world! These kids sat down to ask the adults questions about their experience, but you will be surprised at what we found! 


Help us make more videos like this by subscribing to our YouTube channel. If we reach +1,000 subscribers we will have the opportunity to use the YouTube Space in NYC to create more inspirational videos like this! Click the button below to subscribe today! Thank you for your support!

Link to Human Impacts Institute YouTube channel
Link to Human Impacts Institute YouTube channel
Link to Human Impacts Institute YouTube channel


The Human Impacts Institute (HII) is seeking a Program Manager for a 30 hour/week commitment and one-year contract, with an opportunity for long-term extension. The ideal candidate is interested in contributing their time to a growing, dynamic organization, in a role that requires defining, implementing and monitoring diverse programs. 

Climate sHeroes Downtown

We are so excited to announce that our Global and NYC Climate sHeroes exhibits have been reprinted and are on display in Lower Manhattan.  Just in time for Women's History Month, we are celebrating the work and leadership of 18 women from NYC and across the global South.  These women exemplify the climate leadership we need in our communities.  Come visit the exhibits through the end-of-May.  

Global Climate sHeroes: Water Street between Maiden Lane and Pine Street 

NYC Climate sHeroes: Gouvernor's Slip at Water Street

We are now accepting applications for rewarding internships starting in February. Want to join our creative crew and make a positive human impact? Check out the positions that are available and submit your best today! 

Chief Operating Officer

The Human Impacts Institute is currently seeking a pro bono, volunteer Chief Operating Officer (“COO”)  for a 10 hour weekly commitment. The ideal candidate is interested in contributing their time to a growing organization and to have a role that extends beyond a Board Member to a hands-on business partner and advisor for the team.

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