Kiran Oommen

Age: 22, Hometown: Eugene, Oregon

"Our government refuses to protect our basic rights to life. If those we have put in power aren't protecting our necessities, what purpose are they serving?"


Kiran Oommen is a Malayali-American community organizer, gardener, and musician based in Seattle, WA. In addition to their work as a plaintiff on the Juliana vs. US lawsuit, they are on the Board of Directors for the Civil Liberties Defense Center, and associate with a variety of direct action groups in the Pacific Northwest. Kiran got their BA in sociology at Seattle University. Currently, they play in the ecofeminist powerviolence band Pickax and book underground punk concerts in Seattle.

Kiran at the White House with Victoria and Kelsey, at end of the People's Climate March, April 29, 2017. Photo: Robin Loznak

Kiran at the White House with Victoria and Kelsey, at end of the People's Climate March, April 29, 2017. Photo: Robin Loznak