What We Do
We are young evangelicals in the United States who are coming together and taking action to overcome the climate crisis as part of our Christian discipleship and witness.
Young Evangelicals for Climate Action is both community-oriented and action-focused. We’re about coming together to unite our voices and act collectively to make a greater difference than what we would make on our own. Our diverse and creative actions are focused on three overarching goals integral to overcoming the climate crisis:
Mobilizing our generation of evangelicals
Influencing our senior evangelical leaders
Holding our political leaders accountable
Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (YECA) was founded by a core group of evangelical students and young professionals at a planning retreat convened by the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) in Washington, DC, on February 3, 2012. We quickly grew into a national initiative with activists and supporters across the United States. In sharing our personal stories of life, faith, and social concern, we have come to realize the interconnectedness of our past, the urgency of this current moment, and our calling to secure our future from the ever-worsening impacts of global warming.