Our first cohort of Youth Environmental Justice Lead Interns (Alyson Doyle-Braithwaite, Leïla Cantave, and Tyjana Connolly) attended COP26 this year along with our co-founders, Naolo Charles. We interviewed Alyson, Leïla, and Tyjana about their COP26 experiences. Here’s what they had to say.

Making space for Black leaders in Canada’s climate movement | National Observer

The three interns that Canada’s Black Environmental Initiative sent to the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow in November may have been the only Black youth the country had inside the venue.

COP26 Negotiators Reach Deal After Changes | CTV News

Naolo Charles speaks with CTV News regarding COP26.