Kesha Ram: Environmental and Social Justice in Vermont Government

by The Ripple Effect, September 1, 2021.

The third guest on season 3, Environmental Justice, is former Vermont House of Representative member and current Vermont Senate member Kesha Ram. Kesha Ram is also a former University of Vermont student and student body president. Ram was elected to the Vermont State House of Representatives in 2008 with an endorsement from Obama where she became the first woman of color to serve on the Vermont State Senate. She has gone on to advocate for social justice and environmental justice issues and has publicly endorsed the Green New Deal. Ram offers crucial insight into the ways in which Vermont addresses environmentalism, wage gaps, and racial justice.


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