Recorded on May 2019

NextGen Rising Director Ben Wessel: Young People Have a Lot of Power


“2018 elections marked record turnout in young voters,” says Ben Wessel, Director of NextGen Climate. “It’s a recognition that young people have a lot of power... politicians listen to people who show up.”

Speakers at this Event

Student Activist

Student Activist

Executive Director at Our Children's Trust; Chief Legal Counsel for plaintiffs in Juliana v. U.S.

Director, NextGen Rising

Bay Area Chapter Coordinator, Sunrise Movement