Britten Cleveland is a Regional Organizer with Friends of the Earth working to grow and engage our activist base across the country to build long-term people power. She spends her days helping people rise up to be a bold, fearless, and effective voice for progressive values. Prior to joining Friends of the Earth, Britten helped build and implement campaigns across the country to keep fossil fuels in the ground and promote sustainable policy solutions to the climate crisis. Her work is guided by a commitment to uproot environmental injustice and its inequitable impacts on communities. She grew up on the Gulf Coast of Florida and holds a B.S. in Environmental Policy from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg where she found her love of organizing while leading the environmental awareness society on campus. When’s she not organizing, she’s running, hiking up mountains, and is a landscape and wedding photographer based in Charlotte, North Carolina.