When activists and institutionalists turn against one another, do this.

One leader’s experience mediating a youth-led climate justice steering group

Why It Matters

As Kat Cadungog writes in this story, “until we can solve our in-house disputes…it will be difficult to mobilize at the scale and speed we need to to solve the climate crisis” — or any social crisis, for that matter.

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