Abby Goldberg, Anti-Plastic Bag Champion

FHTE is currently featuring one of the most inspiring young activists yet. Abby Goldberg is a 13-year old activist from Illinois. Her passion: a clean environment. Abby worked to pressure her governor to veto a bill that would have eliminated the ability of communities to ban plastic bags. Abby gathered almost 175,000 signatures on her petition, and–what’s more–the Governor of Illinois vetoed the bill because of Abby’s work.  Read more about this amazing young woman!


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