Mitzi Jonelle Tan

Climate Justice Activist, Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines

Mitzi Jonelle Tan is a full-time climate justice activist based in Metro Manila, Philippines. She is the convener and international spokesperson of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), the Fridays For Future (FFF) of the Philippines. She is also an organizer with FFF International and FFF MAPA (Most Affected Peoples and Areas) making sure that voices from the Global South especially are heard, amplified, and given space. She decided to fully commit her life to activism in 2017 after integrating with the Lumad indigenous leaders of her country which pushed her to realize that collective action and system change is what we need for a just and green society. She is committed to fight alongside the most marginalized towards a system that prioritizes people and planet, not profit.

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