Youth Climate Story: A Green New Deal and Art Activism in Wisconsin

Yamile Salgado is a young woman from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who has witnessed  the impacts of climate change through an increase in rates of Lyme Disease. In her work as an ACE Action Fellow, Yamile visited the state capitol to lobby her state representatives in support of a Green New Deal. Yamile brings her work as an artist to her activism to help people approach and understand the issue of climate change in new ways.