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5 Learned Lessons for Young Changemakers

Charles Orgbon III | Posted 08.04.2016 | College
Charles Orgbon III

Five years later, in many ways, I can say that I have "grown up" with Earth Force. In these past years, I have learned far more than five lessons about changemaking, but I would like to share some of these ideas.

Combat Fishery Declines With These Mobile Applications

Charles Orgbon | Posted 01.30.2013 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

Innovations such as Saving Seafood and Plastics Police really give more power to the consumer to make choices that will ultimately protect our world fisheries by keeping plastics out of our waterways.

How To Find What Makes You Holler

Hasib Muhammad | Posted 01.29.2013 | Teen
Hasib Muhammad

Is there something you don't know how to do? Learn it. Is there something you fear? Overcome it. Is there something you see wrong in this world? Fix it.

Environmentalists for Equality

Charles Orgbon | Posted 10.13.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

We are going to have to find a way to live on this planet so that every person is treated with equal rights, respect and dignity. Otherwise, discussions on environmental sustainability are futile.

$2 Can Make A Difference

Charles Orgbon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

Do you think you can make a difference with $2? If not, think again! John McLaughlin is a Los Angeles senior and he is putting his $2 to work every day.

Young Environmental Leaders Connect via Facebook Initiative

Charles Orgbon | Posted 08.06.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

The Young Environmentalists Network is a youth-led network that provides a support group for any young leader who wishes to take their environmental efforts to the next level.

Earth Saver Award Recognizes Sean Russell and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Charles Orgbon | Posted 07.25.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

Many of us fail to recognize that we can all be heroes. Youth such as Sean and Xiuhtezcatl took what they had and made a positive difference with it, thereby epitomizing a hero.

AmeriCorps...Still Making a Difference

Charles Orgbon | Posted 06.16.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

I only hope that stories of how AmeriCorps has impacted young people, like me as a student, will inspire decision-makers to continue supporting these programs.

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Recycle

Charles Orgbon | Posted 05.26.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

What happens when common problems can be solved through creative, out-of-the-box solutions? Umbrellas become high-end clothing. Sport shoes are turned into new sporting equipment.

Eco-Teen Competes for $50,000 Prize

Charles Orgbon | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home
Charles Orgbon

Greening Forward, the organization I started, offers inspiration to teens wanting to make a difference in sustainable agriculture, transportation, waste, and energy issues in their communities.

Georgia Teen's Environment Club Spawns Network Of Earth-Saving Programs | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

Three years ago -- while still in middle school -- Charles Orgbon III founded an environmental advocacy group called Greening Forward. "In 2008, I no...