Analyah Schlaeger dos Santos

EJ Youth Program Director and Global Climate Justice Coordinator | she/her

Analyah Schlaeger dos Santos is a young Afro-Brazilian-American woman born and raised in North Minneapolis, Minnesota. After living in Atlanta, Georgia, she moved back to Minneapolis in 2015 to study Global Relations and Environmental Justice at the University of Minnesota and the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs. She has been an aquatic guide to all ages for 12 years and counting and loves to infuse environmental wellness into her frameworks.

Analyah created and directs Youth N’Power (@youthnpower on Instagram), a year-round apprenticeship-modeled program that trains young people in Community Organizing through the lens of Environmental Justice, since 2019. As of 2024, Youth N’Power has grown to a statewide Youth Network. She is extremely passionate about expanding access to all forms of education; healing and building relations both hyper-locally and globally; and re-defining power as we know it. For the next few years, she is excited to actualize building a global beloved community that centers Environmental wellness, and continuing to write JOY and LOVE into everything she does. Analyah is a polyglot living in Minneapolis and loves to travel. She is currently the International Campaign lead at MN Interfaith Power & Light, and serves on the board of multiple local organizations.