We are building a community of creative doers.

 

Are you ready to use your superpowers for good? Join us. 

 

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.  

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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

Health and Justice for All

Join the Human Impacts Institute and Old Stone House & Washington Park for this FREE, youth-led conversation about health, justice, and creative communities in NYC.  Learn from policy, health, and education experts on how we can keep our families safe and healthy, while leading the way for an equitable and fair “new normal”. 

 

Friday, August 21st, 12-1pm NYC-time (GMT-4)

 

All ages are welcome.  All NYC-based attendees will receive a voucher for FREE water and soil testing from the Human Impacts Institute (quantities are limited). 

Funding for this event was provided from the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Apply for our Youth Advisory Council

Are you passionate about climate action? Are you creative?  Our youth-only advisory council wants to hear from you! Youth 13-24 from around the world are invited to apply to join.  

Our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a youth-led initiative that helps dedicated young climate activists engage in climate awareness and innovative ideas. In the YAC, you will also master important skills that you can use outside of environmental justice: managing tasks, public speaking, and leadership. By collaborating with board, advisory, and staff members, you will learn about the inner workings of a nonprofit.

Launch of NYC Climate Heroes

The NYC Climate Heroes exhibit is a series of NYC street signs celebrating the diversity, innovation, and creativity of New Yorkers leading on climate action. These climate heroes are making our City more healthy, resilient, and just.   We are proud to share the stories of this amazing team of activists, policymakers, innovators, and educators.

Thanks to the NYC Department of Transportation Arts and Events Program for supporting this project. 

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 VIRTUAL internships. Want to join our creative crew and make a positive human impact? Check out the positions that are available and submit your best today! NOTE: All internships will be held remotely for 2020. 

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