The aim of this resource is to support young people’s understanding of how they can create meaningful change at the local level, particularly with regards to climate change and climate justice.
After reading this resource you should understand:
- How local level government operates in Ireland, and how beneficial action at a local level is to national and international issues.
- What meaningful participation should look like, and how to hold institutions accountable if they do not practice meaningful participation for young people.
- How to identify different interest groups and stakeholders within your locality, so that you have allies in your push for change.
How to Create Change at the Local Level