8 Black Youth Climate Activists You Need to Know
June 8, 2020
We stand in solidarity with those directly affected by the escalating police violence. We stand in solidarity with the Black youth in our network; we are committed to listening to and amplifying your voices, and to staying the course with you in the interconnected fights for racial justice and climate justice. It is with hope that we continue to believe in the leadership of young people to transform our future into one where we can all live in dignity.
Climate activists Isaac Smith, Khristen Hamilton, Dillon Bernard, Nyaruot Nguany, Jerome Foster II, Amari Jackson, Nia Smith, and Vic Barrett are using their voices to speak up for racial justice. Read their stories below.
1. Issac Smith, ACE Action Fellow
2. Khristen Hamilton, Zero Hour
3. Dillon Bernard, Future Coalition
4. Nyaruot Nguany, Maine Environmental Changemakers Network
5. Jerome Foster II, Onemillionofus, The Climate Reporter
6. Amari Jackson, Sunrise Movement
7. Nia Smith, One Up Action
8. Vic Barrett, ACE Staff, Youth V. Gov
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