Alec Loorz - Cultivating, Connecting, Empowering, Exploring
Alec Loorz started iMatterYouthMovement in 2007 when he was 13-years-old. Nine years later the group is still growing, based on its core the belief that Alec's generation can break through today's politics to inspire leaders to govern "as if our future matters." Here is a short video on iMatterYouth:
By age 15, Alec won a Brower Youth Award for his remarkable early work. Here is a bio on Alec's teenage years from TRUST California:
Alec's 2010 speech, "We Need a Revolution" is riveting:
Mr. Loorz is currently engaged in work as a Spiritual Ecology fellow. "At age 22, Alec is now a documentary filmmaker committed to using his deeply personal story to ask questions that probe beyond the usual environmental rhetoric. Alec (aims) to tell his unique coming of age story and explore what real ecological interconnection and regeneration looks like." Support Alec by supporting iMatterYouthMovement here.