Climate activists you should know: Jerome Foster II

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MARCH 19:   Jerome Foster II attends Captain Planet Foundation 30th Anniversary G...
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Who is Jerome Foster II? Who is Jerome Foster II? Who is Jerome Foster II? Who is Jerome Foster II?

Name: Jerome Foster II

Age: 19

City: New York, New York

Area of focus: Climate justice

Jerome Foster knows Washington, D.C.

He has served on the Washington, D.C. State Board of Education’s Advisory Council, as an intern for Congressman and civil rights hero John Lewis, and is currently a member of the Biden administration’s White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

That would be a full resume for a Washington lifer. Foster, though, is just 19.

He knew the Capitol building quite well before they invited him in, too: For 57 weeks, he spent his Fridays outside of the White House, striking for climate change.

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