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Shaina Oliver, mother of four living in Denver, is a member of the Dinè/Navajo tribe. Shaina has long been outspoken on why Colorandans need their state lawmakers to reduce carbon and methane pollution in order to address climate change. As an infant while living on the Navajo reservation, Shaina developed asthma and had to stay indoors when the air quality was particularly bad. This early experience compelled her to want to fight for children’s health and the right to breathe clean air. Shaina hopes her advocacy ensures that indigenous voices are represented in advocacy efforts to clean up our air and safeguard our natural resources. As she has said: “I’ve seen the toll that toxic air pollution takes on families and on communities. It’s harmed many generations of Americans, but by speaking out, we can fight to make sure that our kids don’t suffer the same consequences.” Shaina currently serves as the Colorado field organizer for Moms Clean Air Force, a community of more than 43,000 Colorado moms and dads united against air pollution and committed to fighting to protect our children's health from air pollution and climate change.
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