Amanda grew up hearing about climate change from her parents. She has been involved in environmental initiatives from a young age, but it wasn’t until joining her campus fossil fuel divestment campaign in 2014 that she learned to approach climate activism from a social justice perspective. Working on divestment, she has had the opportunity to engage with related social issues including Indigenous rights, anti-racism, and feminist activism. She came to Project Organize hoping to improve her skills and connect with the broader activist community; now, as a facilitator with the group, she coaches organizers in the skills they need to enact progressive change.
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