Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the US Youth Climate Strike
Isra Hirsi is a 16 year old 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 worked on getting hundreds of strikes organized across the country on March 15th and May 3rd. Isra started her climate activism her freshman year of high school by joining her schools environmental club. US Youth Climate Strike started in late January and now has 100+ organizers. Her work has been covered widespread, and with her identities as a black Muslim woman in this work, she focuses on intersectionality and has been a long advocate for intersectionality and diversity within the climate justice movement as well as in her daily life.