Thank you for your interest in the EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council! Applications for the 2020 class of YLC members are now closed. All applicants will be notified of their status by June 1, 2020. If you have any questions about the YLC, please contact Sean Russell at

Interested in applying for the YLC in 2021? Follow EarthEcho on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter for updates on the YLC's work throughout the year and stay tuned for applications in spring of 2021.

Applicants to the 2020 EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council were asked to submit their answers to the following essay questions: 

  1. Why do you want to serve as an EarthEcho International Youth Leadership Council Member?
  2. What unique skills and experiences will you bring to Youth Leadership Council and how will these support the work of EarthEcho International?
  3. Why is teamwork important? Describe a time where you worked as a team member to accomplish a goal or overcome an obstacle.
  4. What is an environmental issue you are passionate about and why?
    You have the option to submit your response to Question 4 in a video response. You may choose to write the essay or submit a video response but not both. The video response cannot exceed 3 minutes.