Planeteer Alliance Funds 15 Youth-Led Events Across the Globe to Celebrate Earth Month

To celebrate Earth Month, Planeteer Alliance funded 15 youth-led Meetup Events across the globe. These meetups spanned four different countries, gathering over 150 young people and engaging them in efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change through community engagement.  For over eight years, Planeteer Alliance has given young people the tools and resources to … Read more

Green Heart STEM Challenge 2024: Students Solve Water Justice Issues in Atlanta and Houston

Captain Planet Foundation celebrated the work of over 350 student finalists across metro Atlanta and Houston at the Green Heart STEM Challenge for Environmental Justice finale events. This program, designed by Captain Planet Foundation and its partners, challenges young people to explore and identify environmental justice issues in their communities and to design feasible solutions … Read more

Honoring Debby Lee Cohen

Captain Planet Foundation is sad to learn of the passing of Debby Lee Cohen. CPF was one of the first funders of Cafeteria Culture (also known as CafCu) and Debby was indeed a force to be reckoned with.  At the urging of her daughter, she removed Styrofoam lunch trays from the NYC Public School system … Read more

Universal Music Group and Verve Label Group Celebrate Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School’s Project Learning Garden and Sustainable Initiative

School was awarded grant by Universal Music Group and Verve Label Group and is supported by the Captain Planet Foundation From left to right: Laura Karlen (Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School), Julia John (Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School), Marty Ordman (Captain Planet Foundation), Susan Tenner (Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School), Jamie Krents (Verve), LaTyra Noland … Read more

The Green Heart Challenge is Back!

In the pursuit of fostering environmental consciousness and sustainable practices, the Green Heart Challenge is back in 2024, taking a giant leap forward by expanding its reach to include another school district in Atlanta, Georgia, and making its debut in Houston, Texas. This exciting development marks a significant milestone in the initiative’s journey to create … Read more