Youth Program

Celebrating Collaborative Action

Youth Program

Celebrating Collaborative Action

Bringing in the wisdom from our youth thanks to…

Elias Johnson

Elias Johnson is the director and co-founder of the Kindred Youth foundation. His passion is empowering people and youth to live from the heart and to live their dreams. Elias is a youth worker, massage therapist, father and facilitator.

Tess Lore

Tess Eckert is an expressive arts activist and educator–using dance and other embodied art processes for community building, social change and inclusion. Tess moved to the Northern Rivers three and a half years ago from San Francisco after completing her BA...

Jaiia Cerff

Jaiia Cerff is an engaged and active local youth who has represented youth led NGO’s around the world from the COP21 UN conference in Paris to the Earth Guardians NZ tour this January. He is passionate about catalysing a new way of life. Planting seeds of hope and...

Jess Buhagiar

Jess Buhagiar is an 18 year old who just finished her HSC at Byron Bay High School. Her favourite subject was biology, and this connects to her presentation of sustainable agriculture and sustainable nutrition, which she will explore with particular focus on the...

Edie Bartley

Edie Bartley is a conscious youth who practises daily efforts to minimise her carbon footprint. Edie hopes to aspire towards bigger things, putting her environmental passions into practice and working towards living with an ethical and sustainable lifestyle. After...

Cameron Nuttall

Cameron Nuttall is a local member of the community who sees the world through a lens of gratitude. She is conscious of issues prevalent across the globe and eager to put her foot in where possible to make a difference. Cameron adores the natural world and its magnetic...