Xaver Kandler, he/him

Speaker Profile

Xaver Kandler

Lead Coalition Organizer
NY Renews

Xaver is the Lead Coalition Organizer for NY Renews, a climate justice coalition of over 280 environmental justice organizers, environmental groups, labor unions, and multi-issue community groups. Based in New York City, he focuses on campaign strategy, coordinating statewide actions, and building transformational partnerships within and outside of the coalition. Prior to joining NY Renews, Xaver was the Campaigns Associate for Environmental Advocates of NY, a steering committee member of the coalition. He has a degree from Bard College in Urban and Environmental Studies and a dual focus on public policy and environmental justice. When not fighting for the health of the environment and communities, he can be found playing ultimate frisbee, rock climbing, and bird watching with loved ones.


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