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Welcome, our new Farm to School Intern!

Seven Generations Ahead is thrilled to welcome Siobhan Pesce to part of the team as part of the Tyson Foods Summer Community Internship Program. Siobhan will be working with our Farm to School program manager, Diane Chapeta, on work related to the Illinois Farm to School Network. Through the program, full-time college students receive a […]

It’s Their Future: Farewell, IOF Seniors

IOF Seniors with the delegate from Tongva at COP26 The 5 students who attended COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland have graduated from high school and from It’s Our Future!  We are so proud of their accomplishments and grateful for their voices in this important work.  Sophie Ball will be studying International Relations at King’s College in […]

Youth Climate Activists Talk Suing the G...

Drive less, support climate-conscious political candidates, and… sue the U.S. government? That’s exactly what the climate activists featured in the film YOUTH v GOV have done. The documentary film, directed by Christi Cooper, follows the story of 21 youth climate activists who sued the U.S. government for endangering their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and […]

OPRF Student Launching Earth Day Strike ...

As the climate continues to heat up, young people around the world continue to mobilize. Just months after returning from last year’s UN Climate Summit (COP26), Jelena Collins is taking what she learned there to the streets. Collins is an It’s Our Future (IOF) student at Oak Park River Forest High School. This Earth Day, […]

CPS Partners with SGA on Zero Waste Goal...

Chicago – Chicago Public Schools has taken another step towards its goal of diverting 80% of its waste from landfills with its upcoming launch of a CPS Commercial Composting and Recycling Program at Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center on the city’s north side. Part of the CPS Zero Waste program, in collaboration with nonprofit Seven Generations Ahead (SGA), […]