It is often too easy for adults to dismiss the power of young people. It is often too easy for the young people to dismiss their own power. In 2018, it does appear that this lack of awareness is changing. From empowered youth demanding social change in the US to a German teen leading a program to plant millions of trees to the youth of Hong Kong trying to find the best way to express their passions, young people across the world are looking at their communities and seeking a way to use their power to shape the future. It is not an easy task and it is not without its challenges and dangers.