Changemaker Kids

Changemaker Kids: Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Changemaker Kids | Comments Off on Changemaker Kids: Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny

Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny or “Little Miss Flint” has become a face of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Whether speaking out on social media, organizing toy drives, or meeting with President Barack Obama, Little Miss Flint never lets us forget that the water crisis in Flint has still not been resolved. READ an update from December 2016 on the crisis. (Guardian) FOLLOW her on Twitter. FOLLOW her on YouTube. FOLLOW her on Facebook. Watch the Teen Vogue interview with Mari at the January 2017 Women’s March in Washington, DC. Changemaker Kids honors the power of children and teens to Be the...

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Changemaker Kids: Paige Brown

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Changemaker Kids | Comments Off on Changemaker Kids: Paige Brown

17-year-old Paige Brown of Bangor, Maine won the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search for her innovative method of cleaning polluted waterways using dollar-store hair clips, a block of foam, and seaweed! Paige’s invention makes it possible to inexpensively remove excess phosphorus from water in order to prevent harmful algal blooms which kill fish and other plant life. Source: A Mighty Girl Explore...

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