Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Juan Jhong-Chung

Climate Justice Director
Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition

Juan (he/they/she) is a queer immigrant, born in Peru, of Indigenous Chanka and Cantonese Chinese ancestry. He is passionate about creating ecological futures that center the lived experiences and knowledge of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color as well as other marginalized groups. Juan holds dual masters degrees from the School of Environment and Sustainability and the Urban and Regional Planning Program at the University of Michigan. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Boston University. Juan has many years of experience in policy analysis, legislative advocacy, community planning, grassroots activism, and expertise in climate and energy technology. He lives in Detroit, where he organizes for systems change through radical solidarity.

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