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Jolie Simone Barga

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Jolie Simone Barga
Born
🏡 ResidenceKirkland, Washington, US
🏳️ Nationality
💼 Occupation
Activist
📆 Years active  2018 - present

Jolie Simone Barga is an American climate change activist[1][2][3] and gun control advocate [4] from Kirkland, Washington.

Activism[edit]

Barga was the Kirkland City lead for the US Youth Climate Strike, and an organizer for the Fridays For Future Movement in Washington. Jolie organized a climate strike in Kirkland, Washington on September 20, 2019 that drew hundreds to Houghton Beach Park. She has publicly spoken in support of the Seattle for a Green New Deal campaign. Barga testified to the Seattle City Council in support of the legislation in August, 2019. Jolie was a presenter at the Climate Justice Summit for Youth held in July, 2019 in Washington . [5] She is on the Washington State Board of Directors for March for Our Lives and her views on Gun Violence have been shared in Vice (magazine) [4] and Vice News, [6] as well as by US Representative Mark DeSaulnier.

References[edit]

  1. Miller, Madison (2019-09-25). "Kirkland, Eastside residents protest climate change". Kirkland Reporter. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  2. Miller, Madison (October 1, 2019). "Eastside residents protest climate change". Bellevue Reporter. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
  3. Miller, Madison (December 17, 2019). "Eastside students organize second climate strike in Kirkland". Kirkland Reporter. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Leandra, Victoria (2019-08-15). "Americans Told Us How Their Lives Have Been Torn Apart By Gun Violence". Vice. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  5. "What kids did this summer: prepared for climate strike | Climate Solutions". www.climatesolutions.org. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  6. Americans Told Us How Their Lives Have Been Torn Apart By Gun Violence, retrieved 2019-10-13

Category:Climate activists Category:Activists Category:2005 births Category:American environmentalists


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