In the fourth episode of the UN climate action podcast No Denying It, drag performer, social media star, and mathematics communicator Kyne introduces Managing Attorney at Our Children’s Trust, Mat dos Santos. Mx. dos Santos and their colleagues oversee a legal program that brings climate litigation on behalf of youth in federal and state courts in the United States, and tribunals across the globe.
Mat dos Santos
Mx. dos Santos is the Managing Attorney at Our Children’s Trust. They currently oversee a legal program that brings climate litigation on behalf of youth in federal and state courts in the United States, and tribunals across the globe.
Prior to joining Our Children’s Trust, they served as the legal director at the ACLU of Oregon and worked on a variety of civil rights issues including LGBT rights, immigration, and criminal justice reform.
Our Children’s Trust is the world’s only non-profit public interest law firm dedicated exclusively to securing the legal rights of youth to a healthy atmosphere and safe climate, based on the best available science.
Mx. dos Santos inspires us to listen to the voices of children, and to use the legal tools available to us to advocate for a right to a healthy environment.
Kyne is a drag performer, social media star, and mathematics communicator.
At the age of five, the Manila native moved from the Philippines to Kitchener, Ontario, where her first social channel, “Online Kyne”, was launched on YouTube in 2013.
Drag tutorials became the theme of Kyne’s YouTube channel, which has since spread to social media giant, TikTok.
With a passion for math education and scientific literacy, she aims to bring the queer community and STEM studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, closer.
The 23-year-old has garnered an audience of one million on TikTok alone, who follow her math education and entertainment content.