National Green New Deal Organizer

Margaret Kwateng is the National Green New Deal Organizer at Grassroots Global Justice, where she is working with members to build toward a regenerative feminist economy. Prior to joining GGJ, Margaret worked for years as a community and labor organizer in working class communities of color and with rank and file nurses. In 2014, she co-founded Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson (now For the Many), a multi-issue community organization in upstate New York. Since joining GGJ in 2020, Margaret has been leading GGJ’s national campaign work at the intersection of climate & racial justice, care work, and demilitarization with a shared framework of divestment from harm and investment in care. Margaret is on the Coordinating Team of the Green New Deal Network, and leadership within the national grassroots United Frontline Table. She is also an active member of the Women & Gender Constituency within the UNFCCC.