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September 17, 2019 | Video

The Climate Strikers

Sarah, a high school freshman, is part of a global movement of youth who are demanding change to address the climate crisis. Earthjustice stands in solidarity with young people around the world who fight for climate action.

September 17, 2019

Mekela Panditharatne

Mekela Panditharatne is a Legal Fellow based in the Washington, D.C., office.

September 17, 2019

Natalie Burr

Natalie Burr is a Litigation Assistant based in the Northeast office in New York.

September 17, 2019

Samantha Vega

Samantha Vega is a Legislative Assistant, based in the Policy & Legislation office in Washington, D.C.

September 16, 2019 | Video

We Were Born Here, We’re Going to Die Here: A Family’s Fight Against the Border Wall

Dr. Ramiro Ramirez, a plaintiff in a lawsuit to halt construction of the border wall, shares the story of the Hidalgo County, Texas-based Jackson Ranch Church and Cemetery and Eli Jackson Cemetery, which are considered historic landmarks. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol awarded contracts for 11 miles of border wall that could threaten the chapel and cemeteries in August. Sarah Burt, the Earthjustice litigator working the case, discusses the legal implications.

September 16, 2019 | Video

Nacimos y Moriremos Aquí: La Lucha Contra el Muro Fronterizo

El Dr. Ramiro Ramírez, quien se ha unido a una demanda para detener la construcción del muro fronterizo, comparte la historia del Cementerio y la Iglesia Jackson Ranch y el Cementerio Eli Jackson, con sede en el Condado de Hidalgo en Texas, y que se consideran lugares históricos. La Aduana y la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos adjudicaron contratos por 11 millas de muro fronterizo que podrían amenazar la capilla y los cementerios en agosto.

September 16, 2019

Sarah Elbakri

Sarah Elbakri is a Litigation Assistant based in Washington, D.C.

Sarah is an alumna of Northeastern University, holding a B.S. in Environmental Science, with a concentration in Environmental Engineering and a minor in Environmental Studies. Originating from Sudan, she is passionate about environmental justice, public health, and spending time with her friends and family.

September 16, 2019

Zero to 100

We can solve our climate crisis by moving urgently to zero emissions and 100% clean energy.

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