Alexia Leclercq

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Alexia Leclercq grassroots organizer, scholar, and artist. She has led dozens of environmental justice campaigns and is the co-founder of the Colorado River Conservancy & Start:Empowerment. Her work has been recognized by the Brower Youth Award, Jericho Activism Prize, WWF Conservation prize, and more. She is currently a graduate student at Harvard where her research focuses on the use of liberatory pedagogy to advance climate justice and air quality in low-income communities.

In what ways does nature inspire or inform your work?

Nature is everything—from the neurons that make up our thoughts to the forests we call home.

What does it mean to you to be part of a thriving ecosystem?

To play my role in caring for others and mother earth.

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