Youth Climate Leaders On The Future Of Environmental Justice

Two panelists from Loyola University’s Climate Change Conference discuss the youth climate movement, climate justice and more.

APTOPIX Climate Strike
Climate change activists participate in an environmental demonstration as part of a global youth-led day of action, Friday Sept. 20, 2019. Bebeto Matthews / ASSOCIATED PRESS
APTOPIX Climate Strike
Climate change activists participate in an environmental demonstration as part of a global youth-led day of action, Friday Sept. 20, 2019. Bebeto Matthews / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Youth Climate Leaders On The Future Of Environmental Justice

Two panelists from Loyola University’s Climate Change Conference discuss the youth climate movement, climate justice and more.

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