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Climate Win: Youth Activist Takes on State Government

When middle schooler Adah Crandall of Portland, Oregon noticed the impact her school’s proximity to a busy freeway was having on some of her classmates, she took action. She and her classmates started an Environmental Justice Club, began protesting outside of government buildings, and lobbied against the freeway’s proposed expansion.

Today as a high schooler, Adah shares with Rob what went into her experience and her continued motivation and hopes for future generations.

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