We are the next generation

Taking the ocean, water & climate crises into our own hands

At Heirs To Our Oceans we envision a world where all youth understand the world they are inheriting and are capable of creating a healthier, safer world for themselves and future generations.

Heirs To Our Oceans is for youth by youth in all of our actions to achieve our MISSION of inspiring the next generation of leaders connecting them in purpose, educating them on environmental and humanitarian global challenges, supporting them in processing and realizing solutions, and cultivating necessary skills to make real-world change and to adapt to the world they are inheriting.

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The H2OO RAISE — Regenerative Agriculture and Indigenous Systems for our Environment — youth-formed and youth-led initiative h​as taken the first step of its movement!

The team spent the last year learning and writing Regeneration for the Next Generation, a research and advocacy paper.

RAISE youth are seeking $75,000 to hire a program coordinator to help them achieve their 2022-2023 goals. 

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SEAL SoS 2022: Summit on the Summit

SEAL is an education, empowerment and connection intensive where international youth learn from one another and experts and where they have space and support to collaborate on solutions to the greatest challenges their generation face.

Hosted each summer in a location where youth can live and learn in close connection with one another amidst our most precious natural resources, this year H2OO is holding our annual Summit on the summit!

Learn more about the upcoming SEAL here

Art & Action

A Source of Hope

We put INTO ACTION art, summits, policy advocacy and more working toward a better world for us and our children.Can hip hop-fusion dance and film effectively communicate our concern regarding the climate crisis and what we believe is the Source of Hope? 
We believe so! Watch and feel.

Check out video A SOURCE OF HOPE here which debuted at the US National Committee’s launch event for the UN Ocean Decade.

A SOURCE OF HOPE was choreographed by H2OO co-founder 15 year old Dakota Peebler partnering with professional dancer and filmmaker JC Caoile and the Str8jacket dance team.

Real-​world education

Youth Voices

Can a 2-day youth summit bringing together youth voices from around the world resulting in an impactful statement by youth connected in purpose for world leaders? 
We believe so! 

Watch and become inspired

Check out video YOUTH VOICES here featuring international youth who attended H2OO’s Youth Summit for UN Ocean Decade and was featured at IOC-UNESCO’s official UN Ocean Decade launch event.

Listen to more of our Voices

View more of our art, poetry, videos and research papers HERE

Presentations to turn the tides

Part 1: Food Deserts & Insecurity

Part 2: Water Insecurity

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    Heirs To Our Oceans is a nonprofit youth empowerment learning program under via senti, a California public benefit nonprofit corporation and an IRC 501(c)(3).  The date of incorporation is May 31, 2016, and the federal tax identification number is 81-2945459.