Sustainability Toolbox inspires youth leadersSustainability Toolbox inspires youth leaders<div class="ExternalClassC63D4BE246AC41A1BC0E334AEC39C97E"><p>This past fall, 24 student leaders from across Metro Vancouver participated in <a href="/events/youth-leadership/sustainability-toolbox/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank"><em>The Metro Vancouver Sustainability Toolbox 2016: A Youth-4-Action Field Course</em></a> (MVST). MVST is a unique experiential, regional (place-based) and inquiry-based sustainability leadership course recognized by the BC Ministry of Education. MVST engages youth leaders to develop the knowledge, inspiration and skills necessary to lead collaborative action and to influence sustainability - at school and beyond.</p><p>Students explore leadership, systems thinking, local sustainability topics, water, waste management, climate change, food systems and ecological health at a field-leadership boot-camp and in five fall leadership classes. Experiential learning at water and waste management facilities, camp, farm markets, parks and in the community help students get to know the region. MVST students are introduced to a regional network of leaders, Youth-4-Action Alumni, youth leadership supporters and programs.</p><p>MVST is a credit course and a component of Youth-4-Action, a Metro Vancouver School & Youth Leadership program targeting engagement of high school youth as leaders and change agents for sustainability at school and beyond. MVST is delivered in partnership with the Burnaby School District. </p><p>For more information visit <a href="/events/youth-leadership/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Youth-4-Action</a> or <a href="/events/youth-leadership/sustainability-toolbox/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Metro Vancouver Sustainability Toolbox</a>.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue27-sustainability-toolbox.jpg2016-12-16T08:00:00ZGP0|#77c8bf31-ba4e-4420-81d0-cfb64b6f8744;L0|#077c8bf31-ba4e-4420-81d0-cfb64b6f8744|Issue 27;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass24F41C2B959A497A90CF3907B4E52F73"><p>‚ÄčThis youth leadership program, recognized by the BC Ministry of Education, engages young people to develop the knowledge, inspiration and skills necessary to lead collaborative action and influence sustainability - at school and beyond.</p></div>0