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.



Earth Guardians contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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