D.C. Area Food Justice Activist, Politico, and Writer
Jeremiah Lowery is a Washington, D.C. native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Maryland. He is a labor, food and environmental activist and has worked on issues ranging from environmental racism to food justice. Jeremiah has worked with and organized low-income residents in the Washington, D.C. area on the issues of political empowerment, sustainability, and organizing. He also helped organize national Food Day events for the Center for Science in the Public Interest and hosted the “Heal DC” radio show on WPFW 89.3 FM Pacifica Radio, a radio show that focused on labor and environmental issues<br />
In the past, Jeremiah has worked on a community farm, teaching D.C. residents about organic farming and sustainability. He also worked as the Policy Coordinator for the Restaurant Opportunities Center - D.C. (R.O.C.), where he worked on food justice related labor campaigns.<br />
In his spare time, he gardens and volunteers for various environmental and labor campaigns.