Rossmery Zayas works with youth to promote environmental justice at Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) and advocates for campaigns against toxic facilities and pollutants in southeast Los Angeles. Recently she was involved with the closing of Exide Technologies and is now demanding that they clean their waste. “Jerry, Jerry Brown, shut it all down, right now” were the words sang by Zayas and others at the demonstration in May 2016  for a just transition to 100% renewable energy. She is also a delegate with the It Takes Roots to Change the System People’s Caravan, which fights an intersectional problems such as racism, sexism, and xenophobia. Photo credit: Grassroots Global Justice Alliance