February 9, 2017: These 21 Kids Are Suing the Federal Government Over Climate Change: ‘Everything Is at Stake’ - People
November 21, 2016: UCC minister's son part of youth climate change lawsuit against federal government - ucc.org
November 15, 2016: Judge Rules Kids Can Sue Feds for Climate Change Negligence - Yahoo! News
Age: 21, 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 is a community organizer, gardener, and musician currently
studying sociology at Seattle University. In addition to his work as a plaintiff on the Juliana vs. US lawsuit, he is also on the Board of Directors for the Civil Liberties Defense Center, organizes radical community events and concerts in Seattle, and associates with a variety of direct action collectives in the Pacific Northwest. Kiran fronts the anarcho-folk punk collective known as Geophagia, and plays guitar in the hardcore punk band Dönde Estääs.