Kiran Oommen

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.

 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