Alec Loorz

Alec Loorz
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Short Description: 

When Alec first saw “Inconvenient Truth” at age 12, he was moved. So he applied to be one of Al Gore’s presenters, but was rejected because of his age. Instead of waiting to “grow up,” Alec created his own thing. In the past 3 years Alec has

Winner/Finalist Info
Recipient's Age: 
15
Finalist or Winner: 
Finalist
State: 
CA
City: 
San Clemente
Describe what this winner does/did: 
When Alec first saw “Inconvenient Truth” at age 12, he was moved. So he applied to be one of Al Gore’s presenters, but was rejected because of his age. Instead of waiting to “grow up,” Alec created his own thing. In the past 3 years Alec has emerged as one of the most powerful young leaders in the environmental space presenting to over 25,000 people, including the US Senate. He is now working on organizing an international event to activate 1 million youth world-wide to take a stand against climate change.
Year in which award/grant was awarded: 
2010