First Youth Team

In 2007, Groundwork Denver put together its first Youth Green Team. The team, which consisted of 8 youth members, was the catalyst of a program that has come to define GWD as an organization. 15 years later, Groundwork Denver now works with around 70 youth on 8 youth green teams every summer. These teams spend the summer working on urban farms, planting community gardens, helping organize food drives, installing rain barrels, conducting water quality tests, and so much more. In addition to that, they are key educators, spreading awareness and information about climate change and climate justice to their friends and family.