Yuki Kidokoro

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Yuki Kidokoro is the National Organizer of the Our Power Campaign. After graduate studies in Urban Planning at UCLA, Yuki spent 15 years at Communities for a Better Environment as a Youth Organizer, Lead Organizer and Southern California Program Director. At CBE, Yuki was active in successful grassroots campaigns to stop two fossil fuel power plant projects in Southeast LA, to pass health protective policies at the city, regional and state levels, and to prevent the expansion of the I-710 diesel truck corridor. She also helped carry out CBE’s movement building work with the California EJ Alliance and with the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance at the state and national levels. Raised in Southern California, Yuki helped to create a 40+ unit housing cooperative at the Los Angeles Eco-Village in Central Los Angeles where she is an active member. She is trained in conflict mediation and group facilitation.[1]

Climate Justice Alliance staff

Climate Justice Alliance April 2 ·2019·

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Big shout out to the CJA staff: Campaigns Director Ananda Lee Tan, Executive Director Angela Adrar, Climate Justice Policy Coordinator Cynthia Mellon, Member Engagement Coordinator Chloe Sachine Sumi, Midwest Region Just Transition Organizer Dorthea Enrique, Special Projects and Logistics Coordinator Heather Thiry, Digital Media Coordinator Hendrik Voss, Funder Relations Organizer Holly Baker, Executive Assistant Karina Belen Gonzalez Morales, Managing Director Marion Gee, Southeast Region Just Transition Organizer Monica Atkins, Senior Communications Advisor Olivia Burlingame Goumbri, Executive Assistant Senowa Mize-Fox, Reinvest Project Director Yuki Kidokoro, and Just Transition Project Steward Lupe Romero.

Continental Convergence for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance November 1, 2019.

50 social justice activists from across the US and Puerto Rico are currently in Havana, Cuba for the #ItTakesRoots delegation to the Continental Convergence for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism. We are here to build deeper relationships, to affirm the principles of solidarity and grassroots internationalism, and to continue to fight for a systemic transformation against capitalism, patriarchy, colonialism and racism.

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance October 30 2019,

50 social justice activists from across the United States and Puerto Rico just landed in Havana, Cuba for the It Takes Roots delegating to the Continental Convergence for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism.

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We are here to build deeper relationships, to affirm the principles of solidarity and grassroots internationalism, and to continue to fight for a systemic transformation against capitalism, patriarchy, colonialism and racism.

It Takes Roots is a multiracial effort led by women and gender oppressed people of color and Indigenous peoples on the frontlines of racial, housing and climate justice. It Takes Roots is made up of the members of Grassroots Global Justice, Right to the City, the Indigenous Environmental Network and the Climate Justice Alliance. — with Darryl E. Jordan, Yuki Kidokoro and Cindy Wiesner.

Puerto Rican mission in Havana

The #ItTakesRoots Cuba delegation visited the Puerto Rican mission in Havana for a conversation about the fight for the independence of the Puerto Rican people, the historical relationship between Cuba and Puerto Rico, Indigenous peoples in both countries, the US embargo, the continued impact that #HurricanMaria has on the island, #JustRecovery, about ways that we can work together, and more.

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With Darryl E. Jordan, Chloe Sachine Sumi, Jaron Browne, Jacqueline Sirenita, Jihan Hafiz, Monica Atkins, Yuki Kidokoro, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Maria Irene Lopez, Cindy Wiesner, Basav Sen, Bineshi Albert, Jade Leah Daniels, Angela Adrar, Tom Goldtooth and Marion Gee.

Federation of Cuban Women

"Women in Cuba have always been on the front line of the struggle." - Tete Puebla, 2nd in command of the Mariana Grajales Platoon.

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The #ItTakesRoots Cuba delegation visited the Federation of Cuban Women, to learn about the situation in Cuba & to exchange ideas. #GrassrootsFeminism — with Jaron Browne, Jihan Hafiz, Yuki Kidokoro, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Maria Irene Lopez, Cindy Wiesner, Bineshi Albert, Jade Leah Daniels, Angela Adrar and Marion Gee.

Living Our Power CJA Member Convening

Climate Justice Alliance March 28 2019·

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Meet the organizing team for the Living Our Power CJA Member Convening. Follow #LivingOurPower and #CJA19 for updates! — with Juan Reynosa, Tere Almaguer, Angela Adrar, Nati Conrazon, Dante C. Swinton, Mateo Nube, Darryl Molina Sarmiento, Marion Gee, Holly Baker, Yuki Kidokoro, Elizabeth Yeampierre, Chloe Sachine Sumi, Darryl E. Jordan, Monica Atkins, Senowa Mize-Fox, Cynthia Mellon, Ananda Lee Tan, Makani Themba and Parisa Bonita Norouzi.

It Takes Roots Delegation

Kentuckians for the Commonwealth December 4, 2015 ·

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Part of the It Takes Roots delegation in Paris for the climate talks. Frontlines of crisis, Forefront of change. — with Yuki Kidokoro, Dana Beasley Brown, Haardy S. Michael, Xolotl Edgar Franx, Senowa Mize-Fox and Elizabeth Ann.

People's Climate March

Christine Cordero September 19, 2014 ·

NYC. I'm in here. So many rockstars. @OurPower contingent alone is about 4,000 folks, 50 buses from all over. Frontlines of Crisis, Forefront of Change.

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Frontlines are actually out front becuse it takes roots to weather the storm... #PeoplesClimate #OurPower — with Rachel LaForest, Michael Leon Guerrero, Janet Redman, Ananda Lee Tan, Sara Mersha, Yuki Kidokoro, Sharon Lungo, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Cindy Wiesner, Helena Wong, Marjorie Childress, Samantha Corbin, Joshua Kahn Russell and Nene Igietseme.

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