George Radner is the Executive Director at Be The Change Earth Alliance, a Vancouver-based charity that delivers environmental and social justice education in BC high schools. He also co-leads a climate action workshop program at the UBC Climate Hub. George has been passionate about climate justice from a young age. He believes deeply in the power of young people to ignite the shift required to address global issues such as the climate crises and create a more just, sustainable and connected world.
George was born in Washington D.C., ancestral territory of the Anacostans, and grew up in Toronto, traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat people. George has lived in Vancouver on unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), and sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) peoples since 2014. His favourite activities include bird watching, camping, and meditation.