Welcoming Jeremiah to the DC team!

Good news, friends:

Our DC campaign just got supercharged! Join me in welcoming my new teammate, that superstar activist you’ve noticed in the front ranks of every worthy cause in town: the one and only Jeremiah Lowery. Read on below to meet Jeremiah, Climate Action Organizer for the “carbon fee and rebate” policy in DC. We can’t wait to work with you to win real change for a thriving planet in the New Year. 

– Camila 


jeremiah-loweryJeremiah is a Washington, D.C. native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Maryland.  He is a labor activist and environmental activist, that has worked on issues ranging from workers’ rights to expanding green spaces in DC to early childhood education. Jeremiah also worked with and organized low-income residents in the Washington, DC area on the issues of political empowerment, sustainability, and organizing.

Jeremiah has also hosted the “Heal DC” radio show on WPFW 89.3 FM Pacifica Radio, a radio show that focused on labor and environmental issues, as well as worked on educational policies for the DC Government.

Previously, Jeremiah was the Research and Policy Coordinator at Restaurant Opportunities Center-DC (ROC-DC) and was a Emerson Hunger Fellow at the Congressional Hunger Center.

Currently, Jeremiah is a political appointee to the first DC Governmental Food Policy Council, board member of the Sierra Club-DC Chapter, and organizer for DC Democracy.

You can reach Jeremiah at jeremiah@chesapeakeclimate.org.