Wondering who are the people behind 350 Philly?
Meenal Raval – Spokesperson – Meenal owns Philly Electric Wheels, offering the best selection in folding and electric bikes in the region. She’s also a organizer with the Litter Free Philly campaign to reduce single-use plastics in our region; a producer of weekly radio show Philly Talks Climate, maintainer of the regional climate calendar, catalyst at the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign in Montgomery County as well as Philadelphia. As part of the local Ready for 100 campaign, she’s currently gearing up to Solarize Southeast PA. Reachable at meenal.raval at gmail.com.
Mitch Chanin – Strategist – A Philly native, Mitch has been involved with social justice organizing & activism for 20 years. He co-founded & directed a non-profit organization that helped Jewish people across North America to talk across political differences about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, before stepping down to devote more time to the movement for climate justice. In 2015, he received an “Emerging Leader” award from the Bread and Roses Community Fund for his environmental justice work. Reachable at mitchchanin at gmail.com.
We also have volunteers we can count on, such as
Karen Melton – Karen is our connection with Sierra Club’s Southeastern PA group.
Matthew Wang – Matthew is a Carpenter and proud member of Transportation Workers Union Local 234. He began working for SEPTA in 2011 while at Drexel University. At Drexel, Matt majors in Architecture with a minor in the Sustainable Built Environment, and has co-founded a student organization, Fossil Free Drexel, part of a global movement promoting divesting from fossil fuel investments and reinvesting in renewable energy.
last update: April 6, 2019 by mr