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 Oommen 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 on the Board of Directors for the Civil Liberties Defense Center, and associates with a variety of direct action groups in the Pacific Northwest. Kiran does mandolin and vocals in the anarchist folk punk collective known as Geophagia, and books 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