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Young, Gifted & Green 40 Under 40 Awards 2023

September 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Black Millennials 4 Flint for our Annual Young, Gifted & Green 40 Under 40 Awards September 21, 2023 6:00 PM-7:30 PM at 20 F St. NW Conference Center & Capitol View Rooftop in Washington, DC.
Young, Gifted & Green 40 under 40 is an annual list of Black, Latinx (non-white presenting*), and Indigenous environmental justice leaders under the age of 40 from across the U.S. who are grappling with complex solutions to solve the Climate Crisis and dismantle Environmental Racism. Nominees include educators, scientists, artists, policymakers, healthcare/public health professionals, faith-based leaders, mental health professionals, birth workers, farmers, social-justice advocates/activists, storytellers, journalists, entrepreneurs, technologists, chefs, clean-energy gurus, social media influencers — any individual making a major difference in environment justice.
“Non-white presenting” Latinx nominees reflect those individuals who do not benefit from white privilege and have historically been discriminated against due to anti-blackness and wrongful anti-indigenous practices.
Know Before You Go
–Space is limited. Registration does not guarantee admission. Early arrival is recommended. Limited parking–ride share or metro travel recommended (accessible via Union Station Metro Station).
–The host hotel for attendees outside of DC is the citizenM Hotel NOMA. All travel and lodging is at the expense of the attendee and not covered by Black Millennials 4 Flint.
Nominations Information
Nominations can be submitted at www.younggiftedgreen40.org.
Nominees must fully identify as Black, Latinx (non-white presenting) and Indigenous leaders under the age of 40 (NOT excluding youth).
Nominees should reflect Black Millennials 4 Flint’s Core Values:
1) Community
2) Education
3) Black & Latinx Lives
4) Equity
5) A #LeadFreeUSA
Nominees should exemplify extraordinary service and community impact as it relates to environmental justice work specifically in historically disenfranchised communities.
Nominations/Selection Process
Nominees must fully identify as Black, Latinx (non-white presenting) and Indigenous leaders under the age of 40 (NOT excluding youth). A panel of reviewers will review all nominations submitted.
The deadline for nominations is September 8, 2023.
Selected nominees will be contacted by September 11, 2023.


September 21, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm