Angela Mahecha Adrar

Climate justice leader
Angela Mahecha Adrar helps shape national and international agendas on climate change strategies.

Why you should listen

Angela Mahecha Adrar is the director of the Environmental Justice Movement Fellowship at the New School, a two-year leadership program developed with and for environmental justice grassroots leaders. The fellowship comes at a critical time when grassroots organizing has influenced elections, shifted congressional power and made strides in developing policy from the local to federal levels. She has committed her life to advancing the grassroots sector and providing leadership and structure to serve changing and complex priorities of local communities like those of the Climate Justice Alliance. She has served on multiple boards, advisory committees and leadership teams to move multimillion dollar investments to the grassroots sector.

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Fairness and Our Future: A day of talks in partnership with the UNDP

December 10, 2020

How do we ensure that tomorrow is better than today, not just for ourselves but also for future generations and the entire planet? Fairness is ultimately the central challenge of sustainable development — development that benefits all, without harming or leaving any behind. At TED Salon: Fairness and Our Future — a virtual program presented […]

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