We The Future:
Young Leaders of Social Change

October 3, 2019 – May 23, 2020

We the Future showcases the stories of ten young leaders working to build an equitable and inclusive world through their respective social change movements. Inspired by Amplifier’s We the Future education campaign and co-curated with the Gates Foundation Discovery Center’s Youth Ambassador Program, the exhibit celebrates youth leadership and action across a range of social justice issues and invites audiences of all ages to imagine and become the change they want to see in the world.

Exhibition Highlights

Young Leaders

The young leaders featured in this exhibition are shaping a new era of human and environmental rights. They are building organizations, passing legislation, creating media, and speaking out about climate justice, criminal justice reform, voting rights, queer rights, immigration justice, disability justice, and gun reform.

Events & Programs

Thursday, February 27 | 5:30 pm

Join Paul S. John & Winter BreAnne, two young leaders featured in the Discovery Center’s "We the Future" exhibition, in a conversation with Isa Ellis, Senior Program Officer, US Program, at the Gates Foundation, as they discuss issues surrounding anti-Black racism, civic engagement, and gun violence prevention. Presented in partnership with Amplifier.

For Educators

We the Future presents a unique opportunity for educators to engage students with numerous social movements, the national and global issues they address, and the inspiring young people at the helm.

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