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Our Future's Mission Statement:

To create a statewide student-led network that amplifies student voices in addressing climate change and climate justice in Oregon schools, communities, and beyond.

OUR FUTURE is a project of Partners for Sustainable Schools, located in Oregon

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What “Our Future” is All About

The information below is inspired by the Our Future Student Leadership Advisory Team, a group of 40 students who met in Spring 2021, to develop the program. Click the side arrows to advance to next image.

Meet the Team: Our Future’s Regional Leaders

Our Future is, first and foremost, about student leadership and networking. Here is a little information about each of the 2021-22 Regional Leaders, most of whom have been literally co-creating this network over the course of 2021: Amy Henrikson, Junior, Lincoln HS:...

Welcome – Latest News

What's it about? Articles in this category will outline what high school student participants, and their adult supporters, are doing to make Our Future a successful network throughout Oregon.Current Newsletter Click Here to see the latest newsletter.

Newsletter: Dec/Jan

Welcome to the Inaugural Edition of the OF Newsletter! Thank you for staying informed about what Our Future is working on, both in individual schools and as a statewide network. The newsletter content will be primarily produced by Our Future's Regional Leaders team...

Welcome – Climate Justice

What's it about? The "Climate Justice" blog category covers racial equity and social justice, and how people are disproportionately affected by global climate change. As stated on the NAACP website: "Environmental injustice, including the proliferation of climate...

Welcome – Climate Action

What's it about? The "Climate Action" blog category includes articles related to what people are doing, or can do, to help reduce Green House Gas (GHG) levels in our atmosphere. According to the U.S. EPA website "Greenhouse gases trap heat and make the planet warmer....

Connection, Communication, and Compost

Our Future (OF) provides a network for students to connect and share ideas and experiences. It is a space where students can discuss and learn from one another. Our discussions help us reach conclusions and form solutions. Before I was involved in OF, our...

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Why Our Future?

Only through collaborative efforts can we face what is happening in our world!

Empowered students, with the support and guidance of Oregon non-profits and other adult allies, can accomplish AMAZING things! Get started now…

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