“Young people have the tools to communicate effectively, we just need to have the courage to spread our ideas. No matter how old you are, or your gender, or where you’re from, you can spread your message.”
– Faouzua Bahloul, from Tunisia (26 years old), winner of the 2016 Global Youth Video Competition.
On September 21, 2019, one day following the Global Youth Climate Strike, hundreds of young climate activists from around the world came together in New York City for the United Nations Youth Climate Summit.
Orion collaborated with photographer Michael Benanav to document several of these international leaders, all courageous, direct, and shared in their message: Change happens now.