Carlos Sanchez

Carlos Sanchez is a sophomore at Benjamin Franklin High School. In early 2019, he began his journey with Free Your Voice, a youth advocacy group that focuses on human rights and the struggle for environmental justice. Carlos was recognized as the Youth Environmental Champion for the Audubon Naturalist Society. Carlos, along with Terriq Thompson and other Free Your Voice youth, helped to build the South Baltimore Land Trust (SBCLT), which is a tool used to address the vacant and blighted land that we see throughout the city. In addition, Carlos and the other members of Free Your Voice were instrumental in the creation of the very first Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste, which places an emphasis on equity and ensuring historically disadvantaged communities are no longer used as dumping grounds. The youth are also featured in the documentary film Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air.


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