Earth Guardians is nurturing partnerships with incredible like-minded organizations to more effectively achieve our common missions to protect our future. If there is one thing that came out of COP21 in Paris, it is the recognition that we must coalesce for the regeneration of this planet and everyone on it! 


Our Children's Trust elevates the voice of youth to secure the legal right to a stable climate and healthy atmosphere for the benefit of all present and future generations. Currently, OCT is supporting 21 young people who have filed a lawsuit against the federal government for its failure to act on climate change and protect future generations. The lawsuit, which will continue despite appeals by oil and gas companies, features five Earth Guardians RYSE Youth Council members amongst the 21 youth plaintiffs. Earth Guardians is working closely with this incredible organization to support young people in taking legal action across the country and beyond. There are Earth Guardian plaintiffs on legal cases in Pennsylvania, Colorado, Washington. 

Our Children's Trust elevates the voice of youth to secure the legal right to a stable climate and healthy atmosphere for the benefit of all present and future generations. Currently, OCT is supporting 21 young people who have filed a lawsuit against the federal government for its failure to act on climate change and protect future generations. The lawsuit, which will continue despite appeals by oil and gas companies, features five Earth Guardians RYSE Youth Council members amongst the 21 youth plaintiffs. Earth Guardians is working closely with this incredible organization to support young people in taking legal action across the country and beyond. There are Earth Guardian plaintiffs on legal cases in Pennsylvania, Colorado, Washington. 

Honor the Earth is a Native-led organization, established by RYSE Wisdom Council Member, Longtime mentor and supporter, Winona LaDuke and Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. As a unique national Native initiative, Honor the Earth works to a) raise public awareness and b) raise and direct funds to grassroots Native environmental groups. The only Native organization that provides both financial support and organizing support to Native environmental initiatives. This model is based on strategic analysis of what is needed to forge change in Indian country, and it is based deep in our communities, histories, and long-term struggles to protect the earth. Both Winona and Honor The Earth's support of Earth guardians have been  blessings to our growth as an organization and ourselves individually. 

Honor the Earth is a Native-led organization, established by RYSE Wisdom Council Member, Longtime mentor and supporter, Winona LaDuke and Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. As a unique national Native initiative, Honor the Earth works to a) raise public awareness and b) raise and direct funds to grassroots Native environmental groups. The only Native organization that provides both financial support and organizing support to Native environmental initiatives. This model is based on strategic analysis of what is needed to forge change in Indian country, and it is based deep in our communities, histories, and long-term struggles to protect the earth. Both Winona and Honor The Earth's support of Earth guardians have been  blessings to our growth as an organization and ourselves individually. 


  For two consecutive years, the Earth Guardians have presented at the annual Bioneers national convention in San Rafael, California, performing Earth Guardians music and conducting RYSE Youth Trainings. Earth Guardian leaders from the Bay Area also hosted several events in the youth leadership tent. Earth Guardians and Bioneers will continue to collaborate on supporting youth leadership as both organizations continue to grow and expand together. 2016 is going to be awesome! Our New York Crew will be leading an Open Mic to start off the Conference, Xiuhtezcatl will be a Keynote Speaker, and host a Poetry Slam and sit on a Panel Discussion with Kenny Ausubel. Be sure to register for this year's conference!

 

For two consecutive years, the Earth Guardians have presented at the annual Bioneers national convention in San Rafael, California, performing Earth Guardians music and conducting RYSE Youth Trainings. Earth Guardian leaders from the Bay Area also hosted several events in the youth leadership tent. Earth Guardians and Bioneers will continue to collaborate on supporting youth leadership as both organizations continue to grow and expand together. 2016 is going to be awesome! Our New York Crew will be leading an Open Mic to start off the Conference, Xiuhtezcatl will be a Keynote Speaker, and host a Poetry Slam and sit on a Panel Discussion with Kenny Ausubel. Be sure to register for this year's conference!

IDEAS for Us has joined the Earth Guardian network to strengthen our global network of crews. IDEAS for Us is comprised of a large network of more than 20,000 solutions-minded individuals working to combat climate change on all levels. Together, Earth Guardians and IDEAS for Us will support a growing, thriving network of leaders by amplifying their voice and empowering them through skills trainings conducted around the world. Currently, Ideas for Us and Earth Guardians are collaborating on a Climate Leaders Handbook that will further solidify this amazing relationship!

IDEAS for Us has joined the Earth Guardian network to strengthen our global network of crews. IDEAS for Us is comprised of a large network of more than 20,000 solutions-minded individuals working to combat climate change on all levels. Together, Earth Guardians and IDEAS for Us will support a growing, thriving network of leaders by amplifying their voice and empowering them through skills trainings conducted around the world. Currently, Ideas for Us and Earth Guardians are collaborating on a Climate Leaders Handbook that will further solidify this amazing relationship!


Frack Free CO is a collaborative, grass roots movement that works to raise awareness about the dangers of fracking and enlighten Coloradans on ways that we can accelerate our move to renewable energy and sustainable living today. Frack Free CO is a people's movement that consists of concerned citizens, companies like Patagonia, and organizations including Erie Rising, East Boulder County United, Our Broomfield, Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins, Artists Against Fracking, Food and Water Watch, eTown, Rock the Earth, Earth Guardians, The Mother's Project, Boulderites Ban Fracking, Angel Organic, Fractivist, Frack Free Boulder and Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.

Frack Free CO is a collaborative, grass roots movement that works to raise awareness about the dangers of fracking and enlighten Coloradans on ways that we can accelerate our move to renewable energy and sustainable living today. Frack Free CO is a people's movement that consists of concerned citizens, companies like Patagonia, and organizations including Erie Rising, East Boulder County United, Our Broomfield, Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins, Artists Against Fracking, Food and Water Watch, eTown, Rock the Earth, Earth Guardians, The Mother's Project, Boulderites Ban Fracking, Angel Organic, Fractivist, Frack Free Boulder and Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.

Catskill Mountainkeeper works to protect the Catskill region’s pristine wild areas and open spaces from threats ranging from fracking to outsized development projects and the invasion of dirty and dangerous fossil fuel infrastructure, while building ecotourism, supporting farmers, and standing behind local businesses to support local communities in building a stronger sustainable economic future. Without their support, mentorship and guidance, the New York Earth Guardians Crew wouldn't be rockin' it as hard as they are! We are so appreciative of everything they bring to the movement!  

Catskill Mountainkeeper works to protect the Catskill region’s pristine wild areas and open spaces from threats ranging from fracking to outsized development projects and the invasion of dirty and dangerous fossil fuel infrastructure, while building ecotourism, supporting farmers, and standing behind local businesses to support local communities in building a stronger sustainable economic future. Without their support, mentorship and guidance, the New York Earth Guardians Crew wouldn't be rockin' it as hard as they are! We are so appreciative of everything they bring to the movement!  


The Good Life Youth Journal allows 10- to 20-year-olds to learn responsibility, earn money and receive recognition for their unique abilities in art, music and the written word. The GoodLife Youth Journal provides kids purpose, experience and a productive  way to fulfill their lives and influence others in a positive way. Earth Guardians is collaborating with GLYJ to present an Environmental Feature Section , which is Co-Edited alongside the Journal's Editor Cathy MacNamara, by Earth Guardians own Rachel Marco-Havens. Earth guardians are invited from across the globe to  submit stories for consideration.  Please do so by clicking HERE. 

The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network is a solution-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.  WECAN was founded by RYSE Wisdom Council member, Osprey Orielle Lake— a leader in fostering local action for global regeneration. 

The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network is a solution-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.  WECAN was founded by RYSE Wisdom Council member, Osprey Orielle Lake— a leader in fostering local action for global regeneration.