Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Becca Rast

US Campus Organizer

Becca is the US Campus Organizer for For the past 4 years she has been an integral leader in the Fossil Fuel divestment movement - first as a student organizer at Brown, and then at 350 for the past 2.5 years. She recently returned to her hometown of Lancaster PA, where she first began organizing around the war in Iraq as a High School student. Over the past 10 years she has been involved in organizing for economic, ecological, and racial justice. In the divestment movement she has developed multiple mentorship programs, designed dozens of trainings, and supported numerous campaigns to victory. She's excited about the long-term potential of small cities to bridge between rural and urban organizing, and deeply believes in the importance of investing in youth as organizers.

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