Earth Guardians (1992; Boulder CO; 15 staff;

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.


  • 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.


Leadership: Catherine Kakolo Mongella (Executive Director)

Budget: ~$142k (2019)