Earth Guardians

Founding year: 1992

Staff: 15

Budget: $142k

Catherine Kakolo Mongella (Executive Director)

A former school from Hawaii that was re-founded as a youth organization in 1997.  “A tribe of young activists, artists and musicians from across the globe stepping up as leaders and co-creating the future we know is possible”.

By now it’s a global movement, which acts as a platform for “hundreds of youth crews in over 60 countries. The platform allows them to “engage in some of the greatest issues we face as a global community. ” They use artistic action to build a global movement of inspired activists, working on the “front lines driving action and fueling the cultural shift toward a regenerative future.”


  • Earth Guardian Crews – ~180 youth-led groups on six continents that mobilize youth leaders ready to take action in their communities.
  • EarthTracks – It is an app that “aggregates data to show our personal and collective impact while we take actions to better the planet and build strong communities.



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