ssw-book-smThe Stone Soup Leadership Institute is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1997 on the island of Martha’s Vineyard.   Its mission is to provide educational tools, technical assistance and leadership training to develop young people to become leaders of sustainable world.  The Institute’s Executive Director Marianne Larned wrote her book,Stone Soup for the World: Life-Changing Stories of Everyday Heroes, on the Islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Hawaii in 1996-1997 and the educational curriculum in 1999.  People featured in the book, Stone Soup for the World: Life-Changing Stories of Everyday Heroes serve as faculty for the Institute’s Youth Leadership Summits that have been convened on three islands and in two countries.

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Initiatives

Windward group

Sustainable Hawaii

Youth Leadership Initiative


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MVLI

Martha’s Vineyard

Youth Leadership Initiative


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Sustainable Holyoke

Youth Leadership Initiative


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Vieques

Youth Leadership Initiative


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Virgin Gorda

Youth Leadership Initiative


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SHYLI-Lanai

Sustainable Hawaii-Lanai

Youth Leadership Initiative


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Walter Cronkite Awards


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