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Mahder Aklilu (she/her)

Hip Hop & Climate Justice Education Organizer

Who is Mahder?

Mahder is 17 and from occupied Ohlone land also known as San Jo. She's:"...a nerd who is hopeful to have a healthy world that I can be an educator in." Poetry workshops introduced her to YVA and now, amongst other things, she helps host them! She states: "I cherish that art can be a coping tool for climate anxiety and inspire others to take action."

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