Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The EQA Roots & Shoots Youth Brigade

July 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020


Are you a tween or teen who wants to make a difference? Then become a member The Eastern Queens Alliance’s Roots and Shoots Youth Brigade.

Summer online meetings started July 3rd but you can still join!

The Roots and Shoots Youth Brigade is a leadership service program for youth.

Roots & Shoots empowers young people to become the type of leaders who will make right choices to build a better world. Through the program, youth lead local change through service while developing skills. Youth will:
• Help plan and participate in service projects that tackle issues through action.
• Meet and work with other youth activists who are changing the world! Youth don’t have to wait until adulthood to lead us towards a better world.
• Commit to taking action. Young people can have power!! Youth pack a big punch when they commit to taking positive action.

Youth worldwide work on:
• Local Issues dealing with the:
◦ Human Community and the Human Condition:
◦ Natural Environment;
◦ Environmental Health Issues for All Living Things,
• Community Sustainability
• Environmental and Social Justice Campaigns, etc.

Through community mapping and assessment, they identify the issues that they believe are important and select the campaigns on which they want to work.


NY United States


Eastern Queens Alliance
(347) 824-2301