Kallan Benson is the national coordinator for Fridays For Future USA and co-organizer of the Outreach Working Group for Fridays for Future International. In less than one year, her efforts have built a broad collaborative movement, with nearly 140 weekly strike communities across the country. She co-directs a collaborative art activism initiative, Parachutes for the Planet, which invites participants to express their concerns about the future through community art. Her activism helped win a state-wide fracking ban in Maryland and bills to reduce fossil fuel dependence in Maryland and the District of Columbia.