Green Festival Speakers

Ellen Choy


Ellen Choy is an organizer with the Mobilization for Climate Justice West, a grassroots coalition of Bay Area groups fighting for climate justice locally through direct action and movement building. Ellen has worked with youth in the Bay Area through leadership development programs, including the Environmental Service Learning Initiative. She's also helping to convene a young environmental justice leaders coalition called Youth 4 Climate Justice, and is cofounder of ChecktheWeather.net, a blog dedicated to young people of color redefining green. As a funk/soul/hip hop DJ, Ellen integrates music and art into all of her work, and uses music as a medium to communicate to young people.