Danni Washington

Danni Washington Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Protecting our earth’s oceans through media and science. Region Miami, Florida Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder & Executive Director, Big Blue & You Host, The Genius Generation    Miami native with Jamaican heritage, Danni Washington is deeply passionate about our oceans and science communications. She dreamed of studying the…

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Ayanna Williams

Ayanna Williams Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Encouraging environmental resilience through community partnership and engagement. Region Decatur, GA Affiliations & Roles Director of Community and Environmental Resilience, National Recreation and Park Association     Ayanna Williams comes to NRPA as a tested leader in place-based environmentally focused nonprofits. Most recently she was the Healthy Cities…

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Jessica Thrasher

Jessica Thrasher Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Educating and equipping communities to better manage water systems. Region Fort Collins, CO Affiliations & Roles Education & Outreach Manager, Colorado Stormwater Center & Colorado State University     Jessica Thrasher is the Education and Outreach Manager for the Colorado Stormwater Center at Colorado State University. She has…

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Salote Soqo

Salote Soqo Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Uplifting human rights based responses in frontline communities. Region Revere, MA Affiliations & Roles Senior Partnership Officer, Climate Justice & Crisis Response Unitarian Universalist Service Committee     Salote is an I-Taukei from the Fiji Islands and an American immigrant with 16 years of professional experience in the…

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Hannah Sakura Ono

Hannah Sakura Ono Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Highlighting youth voices on climate policy in Boston. Region Boston, MA Affiliations & Roles Co-head of Andover Climate Lobby, Field Representative of Our Climate Co-head of National CCL Youth Action Team     Hannah is a senior at Phillips Academy in Boston. She began her climate activism…

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