CPF + ECYC Internship Acceptance

Congratulations! You have been selected to be a member of this year’s CPF + ECYC Internship Atlanta Cohort! This is an eight week internship, starting June 12 and extending to August 5 (federal holidays – Juneteenth & July 4 are recognized), based in Atlanta, Georgia. Associates are expected to commit to the full eight weeks. … Read more

CPF + ECYC Internship Cohort

2023 APPLICATION CLOSED! Captain Planet Foundation is partnering with the Emerson Collective Youth Collective and George Washington University’s Honey Nashman Center, to offer summer internship program focused on sustainability and environmental justice in Atlanta. We are recruiting a team of 25 young professionals to explore and advance sustainability and environmental justice initiatives in the Metro … Read more

Meet the Grower: Cole Ezeilo

Cole Ezeilo holding plan in front of tall sunflower

What school’s gardens are your working in to grow produce? Bolton Academy, W. J Scott Elementary, Peyton Forest Elementary, Fickett Elementary, M. Agnes Jones Elementary, Benteen Elementary, Kipp Strive Primary Are you involved with agriculture outside of our program? Not specifically. I’m more involved in social activism and justice, and this is what drew me … Read more

Meet the Grower: Jeanne Young

What schools are you serving as a PGG Grower? I service the Cobb County Schools and one school (Ford Elementary) has a community garden (Seeds of Hope) where I manage 19 of their vacant beds. Seeds of Hope has fallen into hard times as they lost access to water due to a dispute between the … Read more

Meet the Grower: Ashley Hicks

Ashley Hicks

Which PGG Schools are you serving? M.R Hollis, Perkerson Elementary, Sarah Smith Primary, Sarah Smith Intermediate, Wesley Academy, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Humphries Elementary, Mary M Bethune, Cliftondale, and Feldwood Elementary. Are you involved with agriculture outside of our program? Yes. I’m also the assistant Farm Manager at Thomasville Heights Elementary! What brought you to … Read more