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Jessica Garraway

Jessica Garraway

Jessica Garraway has worked as a substitute teacher for three years. She has been organizing and writing on matters such as wealth disparity, racism, LGBT liberation, women’s liberation, and environmental issues for over 10 years. In recent years her work has been predominantly focused on environmental/climate justice. She was active in the fight to stop the building of what would have been the first Tar Sands mine in the US, the Keystone, and the Dakota Access pipelines. Jessica was a founding member of the Mississippi Stand mobile caravan that cost the company Energy Transfer millions of dollars through a number of lockdowns to equipment and blockades. Her current work is focused on stopping the Line 3 pipeline through Minnesota and being a local coordinator for the Twin Cities Extinction Rebellion chapter.  Follow Jessica on twitter @Deeplyjessica

Articles by this author

 

A Real Extinction Rebellion Means the End of Colonialism, Imperialism, and Capitalism

"Our goal is to get 3.5 percent of the population mobilized. It's time to stop thinking about our target audience as middle class white people. Those who are already fighting are the most likely to join us in mass."

Jessica Garraway ·


Teachers Should Join the Student Strikes

Students are striking for a future—educators should join them.

Jessica Garraway ·

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