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

Cox Enterprises donates Project Learning Garden to Lomarena Elementary School in Laguna Hills, CA

October 10, 2023 – Laguna Hills, CA: Today Cox Enterprises celebrated its donation of a Captain Planet Foundation Project Learning Garden to Lomarena Elementary School in Laguna Hills, CA. Mrs. Trytten’s garden club students (K-6th grades) planted and harvested various leafy greens, Bok Choy, and herbs. They then made a healthy salad from their harvest … Read more

Planeteers Report from Africa Climate Week 2023

Ruth Tanui and Natalie Bullut at the 2023 Planeteer Wind Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

As a leader in the Planeteer Alliance community, Ruth Tanui has hosted two Planeteer Element Summits in Nairobi, Kenya. Through her continued commitment to the community and the work of Planeteers in her area, Ruth was awarded a leadership scholarship to attend the Africa Climate Week conference in September 2023. By Ruth Tanui September 12, … Read more

Help Fund Planeteer Projects during the Season of Solutions

It’s Season of Solutions time at the Planeteer Alliance! Through October 31, Planeteer leadership [ages 10-25] from around the world are crowdfunding for their Climate Solution Campaigns. Projects get an initial $50 investment from Captain Planet Foundation. When projects raise at least $200 additional dollars, CPF will MATCH those funds. You can make a huge … Read more

Wind Summit Wrap-Up 2023

Planeteer Alliance convened 24 teams of young leaders to host the Planeteer Element Summits around the globe over the last week of July.  This year’s Summit series was focused on the WIND Element and its corresponding themes of product circularity and plastic pollution. Youth leaders conceived and held Summits in Ceara, Brazil; Buea, Cameroon; Douala, … Read more

Meet the Young Leaders Around the World leading the Planeteer Alliance Wind Summit

Captain Planet Foundation’s Planeteer Alliance is developing its second Element Summit Series this summer – the week of July 24-30. This year young Planeteers will turn the tide on plastic pollution and discuss themes like plastic pollution and circularity during the global, all youth-led and youth-hosted, WIND Summit Series. Planeteer WIND Summits are taking place … Read more