Author: Jason Rodney, Senior Youth Coordinator

Photo Blog: The YEA! MN Year-End Retreat

YEA! MN ended the school year with an adventure in Rice Lake State Park to celebrate our year’s work. Students reflected on the year’s highlights, helping shape an even stronger program for next year. Here are some photo highlights: We paddled to our canoe-in campsite, singing sea shanties by great sailors such as Keshia. Chef […]

The Superpowers YEA! MN Taught Me

I am feeling full. I’ve spent my last five months working alongside high schoolers, and we have done deep work. Along the way, they reminded me of the things that make youth leadership so special. I want to honor these young people’s year of work together by seeing some of their superpowers. Roll deep. When […]

Catching up with a movement

Hey. My name is Jason and I’m thrilled to join the Climate Generation team as the new YEA! MN Program Coordinator. I’m sitting at the desk that used to be where my friend Nicole Ektnitphong worked. I know I can never fill her shoes, but I’m honored to carry on the work she held for […]