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22 April 2014

Laurie Ann Thompson “Meet #Changemaker Charles Orgbon III, founder of Greening Forward”

13 March 2014

NationSwell “SXSW: NationSwell on the Rise of Online Youth Activists”

9 January 2014

Mario Escamilla Quiles “Greening Forward: an NGO made by young people for young people”

11 December 2013

Atlanta Daily World “Atlanta’s ‘Young Superhero For Earth’ Charles Orgbon III Honored By Captain Planet Foundation”


8 December 2013

WABE 90.1 “Metro Atlanta Teen Honored for Motivating Youth Environmentalists”


4 June 2013

Grist “17-year-old sets out to save the planet, makes the rest of us feel really lame”

February 2013

The Root “Making ‘Green’ Global”

28 December 2012 “Former Florence student seeks to ‘green forward’ with grant”


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24 October 2011 “No son famosos como Justin Bieber pero son niños brillantes”

16 December 2011

White House Blog “For the Win: Earth Savers”


25 October 2011

Huffington Post “Charles Orgbon III, Georgia Teen, Launches ‘Greening Forward,’ Spawns Network Of Earth-Saving Clubs”

14 August 2011

PARADE Magazine “Introducing PARADE’s 2011 All-America Service Team!” 


18 November 2010 “Inspiring Teen CEO Vies For $250K Grant”

26 May 2010

Mother Nature Network “Charles Orgbon: Eco-teen CEO”

17 May 2010 “A Day in the Life of a 14-year-old CEO”

8 December 2008

Mother Nature Network “Eco-teen vies for $50K grant”


Greening Forward has had a profound impact on the lives of many students. Please review the stories of Hasib Muhammad, our VP of Engagement, and also the letters below that were written to us from the students of Mulberry Elementary School and participants from our International Young Environmentalists Youth Summit.

Greening Forward's Impact on Hasib Muhammad

Letters from 2015 International Young Environmentalists Youth Summit Participants
Letters from 2014 International Young Environmentalists Youth Summit Participants
Letters from Mulberry Elementary School