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Climate change activists participate in an environmental demonstration as part of a global youth-led day of action, Friday Sept. 20, 2019.

Bebeto Matthews

Youth Climate Leaders On The Future Of Environmental Justice

Climate change is having a disproportionate impact on people of color and indigenous communities and will have a disproportionate impact on young people in the long term.

Reset checks in with two young people on the forefront of the climate justice movement in Chicago. Both are featured panelists during this week’s virtual Climate Change Conference at Loyola University Chicago.

GUESTS: Dejah Powell, Midwest lead organizer for Sunrise Movement

Samantha Arechiga, member of Chicago community organization Semillas y Raices, DePaul University student, speaker at the 2019 Chicago Climate Strike

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