By 2022, Trees for Cities pledges to:

· Engage 3,000 children and young people to plant urban trees, empowering them to have a positive impact on the environment and community

· Create a #GenerationTree movement; empower young people to talk about their experiences of social action and the impact it has had on them and their community

· Create the opportunity for 50,000 children to eat food they have grown themselves in an Edible Playground

· Celebrate young people who volunteer with Trees for Cities; create a steering group for young people to have a voice in decision making and to hone our approaches and thinking

· Nominate children and young people as #iwill4nature ambassadors to represent the work they’ve done through Trees for Cities

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First pledge: 2015 (achieved)

  • Explicitly ensure that young people taking part in the Trees for Cities programmes know that they’re taking part in youth social action to ensure they can recognise the double benefit
  • Embed the six quality principles of youth social action provision into our programme, ensuring that every young person has a great experience
  • Celebrate young people who are taking a lead in developing youth social action and ensure young people have a voice in decision making
  • Nominate young people as  #iwill ambassadors to represent the work they’ve done through Trees for Cities
  • Grow Trees for Cities programmes to reach 5,000 young people by 2020