Jerome Foster II, a D.C. youth organizer of the Global Youth Climate Strike and Fire Drill Friday veteran, is the conference's Youth Environmental Champion.
Jerome is a powerful speaker and advocate who has led climate strikes in front of the White House. Additionally, he is the founder of The Climate Reporter, an international online publication with youth reporters from eight countries.
Jerome is also the founder and Executive Director of OneMillionOfUs, which is mobilizing young people to register and turn out to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election. Jerome has written op-eds on Yes! Magazine, E&E News, and has spoken at UNICEF and on a panel at the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights facilitated by CIVICUS.