Climate Action Presentation
Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the US Youth Climate Strike, Isra Hirsi will deliver the Climate Action Presentation of the Summit Kickoff Session on October 2, at 11:45am central time.
Isra Hirsi’s Biography
Isra Hirsi is a high school student from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a climate and racial justice advocate who is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the US Youth Climate Strike. She led the organization of hundreds of strikes across the country on March 15th and May 3rd. Hirsi started her climate activism her freshman year of high school by joining her schools environmental club. Driven by her identity as a Black Muslim woman in this work, Hirsi has been a longtime advocate for intersectionality and diversity within the climate justice movement as well as in her daily life.
Along with Hirsi’s work with environmental justice, she will be going into her junior year and also participates in debate and theater at her high school. She uses her advocacy to not only help her understand the world around her but to navigate it. As the child of immigrants, Hirsi cares deeply for a multitude of issues that impact her family but also her community.
Hirsi has made it her goal to help change the world from a young age. She has always wanted to help others and make sure that every space is welcoming. She uses her passion for issues as a way to channel her advocacy to help change the world.