Christopher Soriano

Lead Circle Member, Youth vs Apocalypse

Christopher (he/him) is a 9th-grader at Oakland High School. He is a Youth vs Apocalypse Lead Circle Member.  As YvA Divestment Campaign Co-Coordinator and UPA Warriors for Justice organizer, he co-facilitated meetings with California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond and California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, resulting in their endorsement of CalSTRS divestment. He is involved in the founding of both Oakland High School’s Environmental Justice Club and OUSD Sustainability Advisory Council.  He co-authored the introduction for “Warriors for Justice: Our Future Has Its Eye On You,” and was a recipient of the OUSD Office of Equity Asian Pacific Islander Student Achievement Community Leadership and Service Award (2021).  He recently spoke on the floor of the CTA State Council of Education for divestment.