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Destiny Watford

Greater Baybrook Community Land Trust

Destiny Watford is a human-rights organizer, full-time college student, and co-founder of Free Your Voice, a student-led human rights group, headquartered in Curtis Bay, MD. 

In 2016, Watford was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her outstanding work and leadership within the Clean Air is a Human Right campaign. The prize honors six grassroots environmental leaders, each from one of the world’s “six inhabited continental regions”, including Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. The Prize recognizes individuals that are working toward significant, sustainable efforts to protect, and enhance the environment. Watford was also named one of TIME Magazine’s Next Generation Leaders, and Innovator of the Year by the Daily Record.