Jamie Margolin, GLAAD

Jamie Margolin


Seattle, WA, United States

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  • Unknown
  • TED Talks
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Nation
  • The Guardian
  • CNN
  • HuffPost

Past articles by Jamie:

Youth activist Jamie Margolin on climate justice, the election, and the next wave of LGBTQ advocacy

It is critical that we stop thinking about climate change as an issue floating in a vacuum separate from all other issues... → Read More

Practical, smart advice for changemakers, from a young climate activist

No matter your movement, here's how to take your strengths and use them to push for change, from climate activist Jamie Margolin. → Read More

How to Become an Activist: Zero Hour's Jamie Margolin Offers a Step-by-Step Guide

Zero Hour's Jamie Margolin provides a step-by-step guide. → Read More

Coronavirus Shows Us Rapid Global Response To Climate Change Is Possible

In this op-ed, Zero Hour co-founder Jamie Margolin writes that the rapid global response to the coronavirus pandemic is a model for how we can address the climate crisis. → Read More

We Were Already Over 350 ppm When I Was Born

The devastation is too great. We can’t simply slap solar panels everywhere and call it a day. → Read More

For My Future College, Fossil Fuel Divestment Is a Must-Have So the Climate Crisis Doesn't Make My Education Useless

Youth climate activist Jamie Margolin writes for "Teen Vogue" about how she wants any prospective university she attends to have divested from fossil fuel companies. → Read More

I sued my state because I can't breathe there. They ignored me

Summers in my home city of Seattle didn’t use to be smoggy to the point that they make me and my friends sick. Now they are – and that violates our rights → Read More


Dear leaders: You've failed your children on climate change

16-year-old climate activist Jamie Margolin explains why young people feel let down over climate change, and how they're holding politicians to account. → Read More

My Friend And I Are Both 15 And We Have No Choice But To Be Activists

I guess that’s not normal for two 15-year-old girls, but we’re at the point of no return. → Read More

If The White House Won't Fight Climate Change, I Will

As a 15-year-old, my number one concern is climate change. My future will be shaped by the action or inaction taken today to fight the crisis. ... → Read More

While President Trump Withdraws From The Paris Climate Agreement, Teenagers Like Myself are Fighting the Climate Crisis Head-On

It’s a crazy time to be a teen. President Trump just announced that the US is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. But that is only one of... → Read More

It's Time To Ban Congressional Gerrymandering

The electing of congressional representatives is far from fair and square. → Read More

It's Time To Ban Congressional Gerrymandering

The electing of congressional representatives is far from fair and square. → Read More

At 15 Years Old, My Fight For The Environment Is For The World I'll Inherit

Environmental rights are human rights, and doing right by our youth means making sure the Earth we're given is habitable. → Read More

Six Questions to Donald Trump from a Teenager

Dear Donald Trump, I know you’re a busy man. You’ve got decade-old foreign policy agreements to mess up, promises to break, and people who don’t bel... → Read More

Not Just Ribbons And Rhinestones: The Truth About Rhythmic Gymnastics

It’s arguably the most beautiful sport in the world. → Read More

Why All Schools Should Teach Students How To Tell Fake News From Real News

We students learn a lot of things in school. The parts of a cell. How to calculate an equation. How to write an essay. But in the midst of the digital re... → Read More

Advice To Teens, From A Teen: What To Do If You’re Unhappy With The 2016 Election Results

This is a message for all the young people out there, directly from a fellow young person. Well, the 2016 election is finally over. And to say t... → Read More

How The 2016 Election Made Me Stop Believing In My Dreams

I see myself in Hillary Clinton. I’m a 15-year-old girl and my dream is to become the president of the United States. I may only be in my fre... → Read More