Brian Mecinas is a climate justice organizer and a member of Climate Power’s Arizona Advisory Board. He previously served as the Advocacy Lead for the Arizona Youth Climate Strike, a statewide network of middle school, high school and college students advocating for bold climate action.
As a recent sustainability graduate of Arizona State University, I’m excited to join the workforce and dedicate myself to protecting and maintaining the health of our state’s landscapes and people. At 22 years old, the prospect of having my whole life ahead of me should fill me with hope. But as a climate justice organizer […]
A few weeks ago, I turned 18 years old. I’m young. I’m enthusiastic. I’m excited for the future I should have ahead of me.
There’s just one thing: Arizona’s politicians have taken my future and stomped it into the ground with their indifference to the climate crisis.