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: 20, 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, musician and professional dog walker, studying sociology and cello performance at Seattle University. He organizes with many groups in Seattle, including the Neighborhood Action Coalition and Seattle U’s direct action club. Geophagia is Kiran’s folk punk duo, and they sing about the benefits of gardening and the problems with society in living rooms, at protests, or in the park if it isn’t raining.