"Charlie Murphy (Ex-Officio, CEO and Co-Founder) is renowned for his group facilitation and program design work integrating the arts into youth development. He is an award-winning singer/songwriter with over 30 years experience in the field of experiential learning. In the 90’s Charlie served as national director of training for the YMCA Earth Service Corps, a youth environmental organization. In 1996 he co-founded Power of Hope and served as co-director for many years. In 2005 he received an Ashoka Fellowshipin recognition of his life-long achievements as a change maker and for his work with the Power of Hope program. Charlie leads PYE’s international efforts to train and support organizations and individuals in the Creative Community Model, and to strengthen the field of practice around transformative youth work." 
Resources and articles
- PYE Global Team, organizational web page, accessed May 21, 2013.