Climate Change Activist
Advisor, White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council
US Environmental Protection Agency
Jerome Foster II is an American climate change activist, voting rights advocate and Biden White House advisor. He is the youngest member serving on the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council within the Biden administration. He has previously served as a congressional intern for U.S. Representative John Lewis.
Foster has helped to organize three of the top ten largest climate marches across the Washington, D.C. area and has spoken at the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights in April 2019 and the United Nations Youth Climate Summit in September 2019. He gained international recognition after being the first consecutive climate striker in Washington DC and being interviewed by Former Vice President Al Gore at the Atlanta Climate Reality Leadership Training in March 2019.
He also serves as the executive director of OneMillionOfUs, an international youth advocacy and voting rights organization he founded in 2019.