Middletown, Connecticut Advocacy Corps Organizer
Kate Sundberg is a sophomore at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT studying chemistry and environmental studies. for the College of the Environment for the Class of 2020.
She is and is involved in environmental and food justice groups on campus. In high school, Kate served as teen clerk for the Southeastern Yearly Meeting (SEYM) Youth Program where she was involved in food justice and environmental activism. She worked as an ally to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, mobilizing the Quaker community in Florida and organizing actions in support of the Fair Food Campaign.
Kate got involved with Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) and coordinated the Florida branch of their successful campaign to get PNC Bank to stop financing mountaintop removal coal mining. At Wesleyan, Kate is involved with Veg Out, an environmental justice student group that works to raise awareness about the adverse effect of the animal agriculture industry, and Real Food Challenge which works with the food service provider to switch dining hall purchases to more sustainable, fair, local, and humane options.