CREATIVITY MATTERS youth summits provide a pathway to personal transformation for young people by expanding their understanding of creativity.

Driven by youth voice, the youth summits introduce young people to new ways of thinking about creativity, problem-solving and identity.

With the goal of cultivating the next generation of creative thinkers and leaders, we are building community, making connections, sharing experiences and providing tools to equip young people to effect positive and sustainable change in their lives, communities and the world.


Bedford has helped accomplish over 200 of its partners’ major conservation goals. They inspire everyone to care for the planet.
— John Smith, Nature Conservancy Magazine