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Youth Climate Activist – Leah Namugerwa

Social Justice Art Teacher

“I will not be silenced.”

Leah Namugerwa (b. 2005, @NamugerwaLeah) is an Ugandan climate activist that organizes school-based Fridays for Future Uganda and speaks out about climate injustice. She’s currently leading a petition to force the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, to turn an announced plastic bag ban into reality.


A soft watercolor of a young person in a window in pink, blue, and green. She has short black hair and she looks toward a butterfly nearby. Green leaves peep out of the window. Text in bold dark blue above states: “I WILL NOT BE SILENCED.”

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